Ways to Use WebMD Search

How to get to health information on WebMD fast

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

The content on 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. Their A-Z directories take some of the guesswork out of this process:

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WebMD Basic Search

The main WebMD search page is uncluttered and easy to navigate. Simply type your search term in the search field and click Search.

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WebMD Physician Directory

WebMD's Physician Directory makes it easy to find a physician in your area in any specialty. You can filter the results by conditions, procedures, and U.S. metropolitan areas.

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WebMD Symptom Checker

Use the WebMD Symptom Checker to evaluate what might be going on quickly. Jump right to common symptoms for men, women, and children, and for specific age brackets. A full list of symptoms is located at WebMD Symptoms A-Z.

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WebMD Blogs

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. Choose from topics that include pain management, men's health, food and fitness, heart health, diabetes, cancer and others.

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WebMD Video Search

WebMD hosts an extensive library of videos that cover a wide variety of topics — anything from ADD to women's health issues. Videos include regular editor's picks and topical subjects such as flu videos during flu season. 

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WebMD Medical Dictionary

The WebMD Medical Dictionary is an excellent resource for literally thousands of medical definitions available. Just select a letter of the alphabet for a huge list of medical terms.