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Question: I'm not sure how to spell the name of my disease/medical condition. How do I find it in MedlinePlus?

Answer:

  • The MedlinePlus search feature uses a spell-checker to help with misspellings. If you type a word into the search box (located at the top of every MedlinePlus page) and your word is misspelled, the spell-checker suggests other words to replace it.
  • The Medical Dictionary also uses a spell-checker. You may also find glossaries and dictionaries on specific diseases and conditions on many MedlinePlus health topic pages.