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Gain peace of mind with expert medical advice from our world renowned best doctors in each field who will provide personalised answers to your health queries. Our experts are available online when you need them. We have a trusted technology platform to ensure that all your private information is secure and encrypted. It's free to go back and forth with your doctor from your phone or computer 24-hours a day with two followups. BestDoctor offers patients the most cost effective options to ask renowned doctors and make informed decisions.

We have over 500 top doctors from 60 specialities to educate and guide you in arriving at a proper medical  diagnosis, treatment plan and decision making. The doctor will provide you a personalised medical advice. Most of the questions submitted under ask a doctor now service are answered within an hour. We recommend you to use 'ask a doctor online' service for non critical and wellness related health questions only. For emergency and critical conditions, please call emergency or go to your nearest hospital.

Our goal is to empower patients so they can make better health care decisions

Ask a Doctor Online if you:

  •  Are not keeping well — but not sure whether to see a doctor
  •  Need some medical advice about a family member or friend who’s sick
  •  Are on a holiday and need immediate medical advice
  •  Are embarrassed to go to the doctor about sexual conditions, hemorrhoids, depression, etc. 

Ask a Doctor - How it Works?

Submit your health question with gender, age, symptoms, current medications, height and weight. Explain your condition in detail so our doctors can understand your problem. Attach any lab reports and pictures if applicable. Your health query will be assigned to the concerned doctor/specialist for medical advice. Based on the criticality of the question, the doctor may discuss your medical case with other doctors in the panel to provide the right answer for your medical question. You will receive prompt and secure answer for your question to your Inbox. Top doctors from more than 60 specialities have been giving online medical advice to thousands of patients worldwide.

Advantages of Ask a Doctor Online:

Seeking online medical advice is proving to be of great use to patients across the globe, it’s an effective means of getting your health queries answered.

1. No Location Boundaries or Limitations: One of the major benefits that is very obvious is the fact that you can gain online access to renowned general physicians and specialists across the globe that otherwise would not be available to you. And you can also get medical advice in places where it’s not possible. Ask a doctor online provides remarkable benefits to everyone, even if you are restricted at home, in remote locations, in rural areas or in other settings that limit your access to conventional treatment options.

2. No more waiting rooms: No unnecessary hassle such as driving to the doctor’s office or sitting in a waiting room, you remain in the comfort of your own home. It's simple. Just ask a doctor online and our experts will take care of the rest.

3. Better than Self-Diagnosis: Asking a doctor online is so convenient and is always better than self diagnosis by relying on health and medical information provided by general health sites. Without a physician or specialist advice and proper diagnosis, you won’t be able to identify the underlying cause behind your condition.

4. Cost Effective: You’ll be amazed at how little it will cost to ask a doctor online. It also helps people with limited or no insurance.

5. 24/7 Instant access to doctors: Most online health service providers including us offer 24/7 access to board certified specialist doctors with the convenience of receiving care sitting at home.

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