Ways to Use WebMD Search for Information

How to Get to Health Information on WebMD Fast

WebMD is one of the most popular medical resources on the Web, and it provides millions of people with valuable information regarding their health. Here are some of the ways to search WebMD for a wide variety of information on doctors, medical terms, symptoms, and more.

Note: WebMD is meant to be purely informational and should not substitute for the advice or care of a licensed physician.

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WebMD A-Z Directories

WebMD is a comprehensive site that offers a vast amount of information. It can be difficult to sift through the huge site looking for a specific topic. A-Z directories take some of the guesswork out of this process:

The main WebMD search page is uncluttered and easy to navigate. Simply type your search term in the search field and click "Search" or browse through a few of the most popular searches featured on the front page. More »

WebMD's Physician Directory makes it easy to find a physician in your area in any specialty. You can filter the results by insurance provider, distance, last name—even which hospital they are affiliated with. More »

Use the WebMD Symptom Checker to quickly evaluate what might be going on. Just enter your information in the form to take the first step to identifying what is causing your symptoms, or jump right to common symptoms for men, women, and children. More »

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WebMD hosts a lively community of blogs written by physicians on just about any medical topic you can think of and health experts who offer advice on a variety of medical topics. More »

WebMD has an extensive library of videos that cover a wide variety of topics—anything from ADD to Women's Health. You can search for video by topic, by doctors and experts, or by keyword. More »

The WebMD Medical Dictionary is an excellent resource with literally thousands of medical definitions available.  More »