Definition of self-diagnose in English:

self-diagnose

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verb

[no object]
  • Diagnose oneself as having a particular medical condition: many patients self-diagnose and do not seek medical attention for their symptoms
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    • They also said their patients were more likely to self-diagnose these days than they were 10 years ago.
    • This week, he explains how MediaLab Europe's technology raises the prospect of teens self-diagnosing on the Internet.

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