Ask a Doctor
Choose a medical specialty and ask your question
There are several options available to you which are listed
1. Browse the medical forums
You do not need to register in order to simply
browse previous questions posted on the medical forums. Please click on the forum link.
You can then select the particular forum that you
wish to browse.
2. Ask a doctor
To use the ask a doctor feature you need to
register on the doctor forums. You can either click on the forum registration link below
or click on the register button on the forum pages to create
an account (found on the top navigation bar).
Once you log in you
will be sent to our forum index page.
You must then choose an appropriate forum
to ask your question.
In order to ask a question you must click on the new
topic button as shown in the image below (DO NOT CLICK 'ASK A
DOCTOR' LINK AGAIN - IT WILL BRING YOU BACK HERE):
Please ask one question at a time
and wait for a response before posting again.
Please remember that
this feature is for free, we do not approve every question we
receive. In order to make sure you have a better chance for getting
an approval we kindly request that you read the
forum rules. Not doing so creates an unnecessary burden
on our doctors and could get you banned.
Forum titles such as
"Help!" / "stomach question" will NOT be approved. Put
the main question in your title - this raises the chances that
an appropriate health professional will identify and reply to
are not approved - a website is NOT the appropriate
medium to deal with these conditions and you are requested to
One question at a time
Do not post the same
question more than once. Your posts will be deleted and you will
be permanently banned from using the forums.
Post any follow-up replies
in the original thread.
Keep your posts as short
and as to the point as possible.
Help us keep this service free
Before asking a new question please
take the time to look for questions in the forums below that are
similar to yours. This will prevent us from having to repeat
ourselves unnecessarily at a time when our resources are strained.
By doing so you are helping us to keep this service free for the
benefit of everyone. Thank you.
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