PH Teleconsult Apps to Download for Professional Help
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Stop Self-Diagnosing and Get Professional Help From These Teleconsult Apps

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Stop Self Diagnosing and Get Professional Help from These Teleconsult Apps

You feel a slight discomfort in one part of your body. Not knowing what it is, you decide to search your symptoms on Google. To your surprise, multiple health conditions come up. You feel a cold sweat after reading their descriptions, scared that you could be suffering from one of them. Later on, it turns out that the discomfort you suffered isn’t as serious as you feared.

Self-diagnosing (at some point) can help you determine what could be wrong with your body, but it’s prone to error and may be dangerous. What you need is a medical professional who can tell you what’s truly going on with your body.

If you’re still scared to visit hospitals, here are some apps you can download for teleconsultation.


NowServing by SeriousMD

NowServing by SeriousMD
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NowServing was originally built to inform patients of their queue so they can do other important things while waiting for a doctor to become available. When the COVID-19 pandemic started, the app was updated to keep both patients and doctors safe while doing consultations.

Now, you can book an appointment, ask the doctor’s staff for minor questions, get access to prescriptions, receive laboratory results, and many more. Some of the specialties available are ear, nose, and throat (ENT), primary care and general medicine, OB-GYN and women’s health, pediatrics, endocrinology, dermatology, and cardiology, among others.

Download: App Store or Google Play

KonsultaMD

KonsultaMD
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The doctor is always in! KonsultaMD (KMD) is a telehealth membership service that provides 24/7 access to licensed doctors. Patients can get direct medical advice through chat and voice or video call, keep track of their health information and consultations, and receive medical documents like prescriptions, lab requests, and certificates. Some of the specialties available are general and family medicine, dermatology, OB-GYN, pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, and many more.

KMD offers three annual plans: Personal (P499 for one member), Partner (P799 for two members), and Family (P999 for five members). Payments can be made through credit card or GCash.

Download: App Store or Google Play

AIDE

AIDE
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Find the right AIDE for your needs! AIDE is the first home medical care app in the Philippines offering personalized care and treatment solutions in the greater Metro Manila area. With this home health care platform, you can consult with a specialist online through chat or video call, schedule a doctor home visit, arrange COVID-19 mass testing (rapid and RT-PCR), get any laboratory test, and many more.

Download: App Store or Google Play

Kitika

Kitika
Photo by Google Play Store/Kitika

Kitika is a subscription-based service that provides 24/7 primary medical care. Patients can receive unlimited medical consultations through chat or call, get e-prescriptions and lab requests, request a medical certificate, and access medicine delivery services. The app has registered nurses who will assess your condition and licensed doctors who will go through your symptoms and provide an initial medical impression. They may also refer patients to partner specialists for further assessment if needed.

Kitika offers three subscription plans: Kitika Telemedicine (P959), Kitika Starter (P2,309), and Kitika Starter Plus (P3,709). A Consultation Credit (P700) is also available.

Download: Google Play

MEDIFI

Medifi
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MEDIFI is a user-friendly teleconsultation app that gives patients access to remote medical checkups with over 3,000 physicians, e-prescriptions, e-medical certificates, lab requests, or any non-emergency concern. Doctors (local or international) are available 24/7 for teleconsultation and payments can be made through the app with a debit or credit card. The app also has a specified feature for mental wellness if you want someone to talk to.

Download: App Store or Google Play

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