Do you have a resilient sore throat or think you might have the flu? You should get in touch with an urgent care physician to prevent these symptoms from developing into something more severe. At All Patients Urgent Care in Novi, Michigan, Ahmad Alabbas, MD offers people of all ages immediate urgent care services to address most medical concerns. Contact the office today by phone or schedule an appointment online.
Urgent care refers to the field of medicine that diagnoses and treats unforeseen mild to moderate illness and medical situations. Urgent care addresses issues that aren’t life-threatening but require care within 24 hours.
All Patients Urgent Care opens its doors Monday through Sunday to make sure you’re never struggling to be seen by a medical professional.
There are a variety of reasons why you may need urgent care, though keep in mind that urgent care isn’t designed to address issues like severe and chronic health issues. For those types of issues, you should either contact your primary care physician (PCP) or your local emergency room.
Dr. Alabbas recommends that you get in touch with All Patients Urgent Care if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms:
Some of these symptoms might be indicative of a more significant condition. During your appointment, Dr. Alabbas gives you the relief you need until you can schedule a follow-up appointment with your primary care physician.
If Dr. Alabbas has determined that your symptoms are part of an urgent, but not life-threatening, health condition, he suggests treatments to appease your symptoms. Some of the most common conditions treated as part of urgent care services include, but are not limited to:
Common colds often increase in their intensity over the course of several days. If you have a cold, you might exhibit symptoms such as continual sneezing, coughing, headaches, and a runny nose.
In most cases, a sore throat is caused by viral or bacterial infection. A common cause of a sore throat is strep throat. Dr. Alabbas collects a throat swab to determine precisely what is causing soreness in your throat.
Bronchitis refers to an inflammation in the airways that lead to your lungs. With bronchitis, you will experience a persistent wet cough.
While these are the some most common types of urgent care issues, Dr. Alabbas can also see you if you’re suffering from:
You can discuss your symptoms with Dr. Alabbas to determine the treatment you need.
Receiving quick and effective care to treat an infection or illness is what makes all the difference between a healthy recovery and symptom exacerbation. Schedule an appointment at All Patients Urgent Care today by phone or online.