The good news is that ‘teleconsulting’ is now on the rise. Teleconsulting is a health consultation carried out via voice or video call between a patient and a medical professional. While teleconsulting has been a thing way before ECQ, it is now our best option to maintain our health and avoid cyberchondria as we self-quarantine.
Check out the advantages of teleconsulting over good old Googling:
They are extremely affordable — even free. HealthNow, a medical platform that connects patients to volunteer Filipino doctors through Google Hangouts Meet, currently offers their services for free for a limited period in the spirit of bayanihan. Another medical platform, Konsulta MD, works on a subscription basis. They will connect you to licensed doctors through the Konsulta MD app or hotline for as low as P60-150 per month. Of course, depending on your internet