and symptom checker

General assessment

  1. 1 Introduction
  2. 2 Who is the checker for?
  3. 3 Symptom questions
  4. 4 Results

Find your symptom checker

What happens now?

Work through the questions on the following pages to find the most suitable symptom checker for you.

Once you’ve found the most appropriate symptom checker, you can work through the assessment and receive advice which may include one of the following:

  • Self care - advice on how to look after yourself and manage your symptoms
  • Advice to visit your GP or another healthcare professional
  • Urgent instructions, such as call 999 or go to A&E

You can also get advice on dental issues, medicines enquiries, health information and local NHS services.



Please note, this service is provided for people in England only. For health advice and information in other parts of the UK please visit: NHS Northern Ireland, NHS 24 (Scotland), or NHS Direct Wales.

Last reviewed: 28/08/2013