By the looks of it, many people try to self-diagnose themselves using Google or Wikipedia. By finding a great flow of information on symptoms somehow they think they’re actually suffering from the given illness. And here’s the kicker – they also start developing the illness’ symptoms!
When the affected person goes to an actual medic, the majority of them realize they aren’t suffering from the illness that’s been haunting them ever since they self-diagnosed. However, according to a recent study, 95% of the people who have incorrectly diagnosed themselves thanks to the Internet go on to develop some of the symptoms of the disease they believe they’re suffering from.
Have you ever tried to self-diagnose by paying a visit to Doctor Google?