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Everyone has experienced an urgent care emergency at some point in their lives. When you come down with the flu or your child starts running a high fever, the last thing you want is to wait days to see your family physician or spend thousands on a visit to the emergency room. Urgent care offices serve patients who are in need of a fast prescription, stitches for a small wound, or other minor medical intervention, such as treatment for a sprain or fracture.

Infection

  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Cold
  • Croup
  • Strep Throat
  • Ear Infection
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • UTI (cystitis, bladder infection)
  • Skin Infection
  • Abscess
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
 

Illness

  • Hangover
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Flu
  • Kidney Stones
  • Acute Pain
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Shortness of Breath
 

IV Therapy

  • IV Rehydration
  • IV Vitamins
  • IV Medications
 

Injury

  • Lacerations
  • Sprains
  • Minor Fractures
  • Minor Burns
  • Acute Pain

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You should consider visiting an urgent care center if you are experiencing a health problem or minor emergency for which you need a same-day appointment with a physician. For example, if you are experiencing a rash, infection, or other minor symptoms, and urgent care center can provide fast diagnosis and relief. You should not visit an urgent care center if you are experiencing a major emergency, such as symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. For major emergencies, please dial 9-1-1 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room.

If you are visiting your urgent care provider for the first time, you can expect to complete paperwork with information about your family health history, personal health history, and a list of symptoms. Your urgent care provider may perform diagnostics in the office, such as x-rays or laboratory testing.

hat depends on your diagnosis. Many urgent care visits end in a prescription and instructions to get plenty of rest. Others require follow-up or even further medical evaluation and treatment.