Acute illnesses and injuries can strike at any moment. When they do, it’s essential to get the care you need to begin the healing process. While going to your local hospital is an option, you’ll likely have to face long queues and waiting times, bureaucracy, high costs of treatment, and several other inconveniences. Choosing an urgent care center allows you to forego these inconveniences, which translates into faster, more efficient, and reliable treatment.
Innovative Urgent Care and Family Clinic in San Antonio and Bandera, TX, offers diagnosis and treatment services for acute illnesses and injuries.
If you’re wondering what qualifies as acute illness, it’s anything that develops suddenly, for example, as a result of injury during physical sports or exposure to the flu virus.
Please note that we do not handle any critical illnesses or injuries that may require a surgeon, including gunshot wounds or heart attacks.
Colds. This infection of the nose and throat causes sneezing, coughing, and runny noses.
Fevers. Signs of a fever include sweating and shivering, muscle aches, general weakness, and headaches.
Coughs. Most commonly caused by infection, coughs can also be a symptom of asthma or allergies.
Ear Infections. Ear pain, nausea, vertigo, and discharge from the ear are symptoms of ear infections.
Sore Throats. Signs of a sore throat include redness, white discharge, and throat pain.
Sinus Infections. Sinus pressure causes pain above or below the eyes, as well as nasal congestion and discharge.
Allergies. Environmental allergens can cause sneezing, itchy eyes, sore throat, and rashes.
Bronchitis. Coughing, wheezing, and discomfort in the chest characterize this inflammation of the airways.
Flu. The flu causes fever, general aches, pains, and lack of energy.
Sunburns. Hot, red, painful skin from sunburns can sometimes cause infections.
Dehydration. Symptoms of dehydration include headache, dry skin, nausea, and lightheadedness.
Urinary Tract, Bladder, and Kidney Infections. These cause burning during urination, fever, and chills.