Ask Alexa Medical Questions

Alexa can answer questions about medical topics using information compiled from trusted sources.

Some examples of things you can ask about are:

  • Symptoms – Learn about common and rare symptoms for different conditions, or which conditions a certain symptom can be related to.
  • Causes – Ask about what causes certain conditions and how various ailments can spread.
  • Treatments – Find out about common treatment methods and medications used.

Our sources include:

  • Mayo Clinic - One of the top hospitals and academic medical centers in the world.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – The leading national public health institute of the United States, the CDC provides data and statistics about medical conditions
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) – One of the top medical research centers of the United States, the NIH provides relevant medical information for many diseases and conditions
  • Wikipedia and Wikidata – Basic health reference information

Consulting a healthcare professional

The general medical information available on Alexa is not medical advice. If you have a medical concern, please contact your healthcare provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, make sure to call your doctor or your local emergency number immediately.

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