Poison Ivy

Poison ivy is a plant that’s found on four different continents on our planet, and it’s the only cause of poison ivy rash. The poison ivy plant has a sap that contains an oil known as urushiol which is the primary irritant causing the allergic rash and reactions. Touching or brushing against the plant or […]

Treating Back Pain

Treating Back Pain Back pain is a common ailment that can arise from a number of different causes, including accidents, muscle strains, spine structure problems, sports injuries, and poor posture. Most causes of back pain are not major concerns, but certain symptoms may indicate a serious problem. See one of our expert physicians at Physicians […]

Do you have an upper respiratory tract infection?

Upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) are typically caused by a viral infection (in approximately .5 – 2% of cases it is caused by a bacterial infection) and affect the nose, throat, and airways. URIs are among the most common reasons for a visit to the doctor and, on average, infect around 300 million Americans per […]

How much does urgent care cost?

Reserve Your Time The cost of a visit to the emergency room or an urgent care center can vary based on where you are geographically, whether you are in-network or out of network, and which location you visit. For non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, urgent care centers can typically offer substantial cost savings over a visit […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and a leading cause of death from cancer. This cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting […]

Do you have a stomach bug or food poisoning?

You feel a sickness in your stomach, your body aches, and you have a fever. You wonder how it could have happened. Was it that oddly chewy pork tenderloin you had for lunch or that fellow from yesterday’s meeting who coughed into his hand before you shook it? Do you have a stomach bug or […]

Flu Update

Even though we’ve had a fair share of warmer days this winter, don’t let the mild temperatures lead you to think there’s an equally mild risk of flu this season. In fact, according to the CDC, throughout February, the flu has been “high and widespread across most of the nation.” Compared to previous flu seasons, […]

STD Testing

Reserve Your Time   Should I Get Tested for an STD? If you’re sexually active (or planning to be), it’s always a good idea to get tested. Even if you’re in a monogamous relationship. The better question to ask is, “How often should I get tested?” And deciding whether or not to get tested shouldn’t […]

Spotting a UTI in Children

Spotting a UTI in Children A urinary tract infection is fairly simple to spot when you’re an adult; the symptoms tend to be painful, such as a burning sensation during urination and pressure in the abdomen or groin. Similarly, it’s easy to communicate those symptoms to your healthcare provider. Identifying a urinary tract infection — […]

Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Physicians Immediate Care wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. About 20 million Americans currently have HPV (human papillomavirus), the most common sexually transmitted disease. HPV is one of the leading causes of cervical cancer. The good news? HPV can be […]

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