To get an accurate medical diagnosis, sick and injured people need to visit a physician in person. But when getting to a doctor’s office immediately just isn’t feasible, Symcat is a medical diagnostic application that worried patients can use instead.
Wondering what could be causing your sore throat or shortness of breath? Head over to symcat.com and type in your No. 1 symptom or complaint to get started. Based on your symptom, Symcat will provide you with a lengthy list of potential conditions you could be suffering from. To narrow down this list even further, give the web-app a little more information about whatever it is you’re experiencing. Symcat will walk you through the basics just like at the doctor’s office, starting with how long your symptoms have been going on. Enter that information, along with your age, gender, any additional symptoms you’re feeling, and any past medical information that might be relevant given your current state, and Symcat will provide you with an updated list of conditions that you could be suffering from.
What makes Symcat different from other medical diagnostic applications are the percentages it lists next to each potential condition, which indicate the likelihood that you have that particular disease. You can also type in the name of a condition you fear that you may have – even if it’s not included on Symcat’s list of the conditions you’re most likely to be suffering from – to see your chances of having that condition and hopefully ease some of your fears.
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