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HealthTap — free doctor answers to medical and health questions

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HealthTap gives you answers and tips from 50,000 U.S. doctors. No waiting room. FREE!

We've received over 10,000 notes from users thanking us for saving their lives!

• "HealthTap is the best and fastest way to quickly get great answers and very useful tips from reputable doctor anytime, anywhere. And astonishingly it’s all free!"
• "Best application ever. Amazing to see top doctors volunteer their valuable time and expertise to give free useful tips on both medical and wellness topics. Huge thanks to these tens of thousands of super bright big hearted docs!"
• "Social media at its best - @healthtap 3 answers in 3 minutes from 3 doctors … "
• "This was by far the best answer I’ve ever received for a very simple reason – it literally saved my life! HealthTap is the one app you *must* have on your mobile device – just-in-case!"

HealthTap was selected as a Top 10 health app on national TV networks and featured in numerous publications such as the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, NBC, TIME, the Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, and more.


• Wall Street Journal — “...Our favorite...the quickest results, was the simplest to use. Helpful advice.”
• NY Times — “HealthTap just might make you raise both eyebrows in surprise.”
• Cable News Network — “Use the app to choose a specific resolution and work with a doctor to achieve it”
• Fin. Times — “As easy as booking a flight online or comparison shopping for a new sofa.”
• PC Magazine — “The next time you have a medical question...try asking the doctors on HealthTap.”
• LifeHacker — “HealthTap puts a doctor on your smartphone, helps you find a good one to see in person."
• Business Insider: “The app that will change everything about healthcare”


• Get fast, free, trustworthy health answers and healthy tips on any symptom, condition, medication, health concern, or even wellness topics from over 50,000 of the best U.S.-licensed doctors from the comfort of your mobile device.

• Get useful, beautiful daily healthy tips on a variety of healthy living and health topics written for you by the world's best doctors at no cost to you!

• Access health information that's current and vetted
with your own personalized, relevant feed that's always up-to-date.

• Get a free second, third or 10th opinion!
with multiple answers from over 50,000 trusted doctors in 137 specialties.

• Discover top doctor-recommend health and wellness apps. Quickly and easily identify which mobile health applications are Recommended by top U.S.-licensed doctors!

• Find the best doctors for you, and schedule a time to see them in person right from the app! We have more than 1.2 million doctors in the deepest and most comprehensive mobile doctor directory.

• Store health information and share privately and securely with doctors of your choice. Easily store and securely and privately share scans, images and other health related documents with the best doctors directly.

• Try it all for free!!!

What's New in Version 4.11

* Various bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

Informative, reliable, intuitive use

Love, love, love this app! It connects you to physicians online. You can ask any health-related questions from anywhere, anytime - knowledgeable, caring doctors answer within minutes. The interface is very intuitive and easy to navigate. Would definitely recommend to friends and family. Thank you for creating such a wonderful app. :)

Often a waste of time, unfortunately

Occasionally helpful, BUT:
1. The MD's often fail to read the questions carefully, so the answers can be completely off the mark.
2. Sometimes the answer is,"See your doctor." So why bother with this site?
3. Sometimes the answers are from someone with minimal qualifications, e.g. a psychiatrist answering a question about an infectious disease
4. Sometimes the answers are ridiculously delayed. I just got a response and an "agree" to a question I asked 6 months ago. (And what was their brilliant answer? "See your doctor." You'd think they would be embarrassed to put their names on something like that, but . . .)

Blown away

Ive had two family members receive the answer to their elusive medical condition by using healthtap and every time I use the app, things appear better organized and the information more relevant. The UI is one of the best on any app.

HealthTap — free doctor answers to medical and health questions
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2014
  • Version: 4.11
  • Size: 44.7 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Northern Sami, Russian, Spanish
  • Seller: HealthTap
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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