Getting good advice helps you choose well, when you’re worried sick.
Not sure if you need to see a doctor or go to hospital? Answer some questions and get advice from the healthdirect Symptom Checker below.
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Need to talk?
Don't think it's an emergency, but it could be serious? The healthdirect 24/7 helpline is staffed by registered nurses who can provide expert health advice.Call 1800 022 222
Need to see a GP?
If you need to see a doctor, your own GP or another GP in their practice is the best option. If they aren't available or it's after hours, you can locate a GP using the National Health Services Directory.Find a GP
For serious illness or injury that is critical and requires urgent attention, call triple zero (000) for an ambulance or go to your nearest emergency department.Call 000