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When no doctors answer my question, does it mean none of them knows the answer?

When no doctors answer my question, does it mean none of them knows the answer?

Not always: It could that the question is vague or confusing and the doctors don't understand. Rephrase your question clearly and briefly. We will attempt to answer. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do you charge each time when multiple doctors give answers for the same question?

Do you charge each time when multiple doctors give answers for the same question?

Just one charge...: There is one charge if a member chose to pay the 99 cents for each added service, when submitting a regular public question on healthtap. There is not an additional charge if additional doctors write more answers to the same question. Thanks for being on healthtap. ...Read more

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Where do I find my answers to my questions i asked the doctors on here?

Where do I find my answers to my questions i asked the doctors on here?

Check "Activity" ...: Your questions are under the "activity" or "my activity" button on your home page or screen. Each time your question is accepted and sent to the doctors, and each time your question is answered or returned to you for editing, you should receive an email message. Be sure you have given healthtap the correct email address that you check daily. Some questions bounce back to you for proofreading. ...Read more

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How does this site work? Why are you doctors volunteering to answer for free?

Its fun: Some people play sudoko, or solitaire. I personally like the mental challenges of the questions. The "patients" make me think, I look up different things, and continue learning. Plus, some of the questions, like yours, are just fun to answer. Thank you for asking. ...Read more

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How come some doctors do not answer personal paid questions to them?

How come some doctors do not answer personal paid questions to them?

Personal choice: People enjoy being on healthtap, whether they be members or doctors, for a variety of reasons. It is a public site, and everyone gets to choose which activities they want to participate in. Some doctors take paid questions while others choose not to... It's the individual's personal choice. ...Read more

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Why will no doctors answer my earlier question?

Try repeating it: Each of us chooses the ones we feel we can handle best, and some get lost in the shuffle. We also ignore questions that aren't clear or seem inappropriate. I also don't know how to pull up your previous question -- i would if i could. Maybe there will be a way to do this sometime. ...Read more