Dangers of online self-diagnosis

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Have an odd ache or pain or a rash that won’t go away? If you’re like most people, you search the internet for symptoms and remedies. Research suggests people tend to overestimate their own risk for series ailments, something they wouldn’t do if it were someone else’s symptoms, leading to inaccurate or worst case conclusions.

Dr. Matt Bruckel, Total Access Urgent Care, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to explain why self-diagnosis is no substitute for professional medical advice.

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