Medical information found on the Internet may be used to prepare for a visit to a physician or to better understand a diagnosis or treatment. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical care and should not be used to diagnose or manage one's own health concerns. If you have or suspect you have a health problem, and/or wish to commence or modify any medical treatment, consult your health care provider.
Beware of commercially-motivated and poorly focused consumer health resources. Look for a reputable sponsor of the page, uptodatedness, and ease of navigation. Before you begin searching the Internet for health information, be sure to take a look at these sites, which will teach you how to assess consumer health websites' information and products:
BE SURE TO CHECK THE GENERAL MEDICAL WEBSITES IN ADDITION TO THOSE LISTED UNDER MORE SPECIFIC TOPICS.