Understanding COVID-19 Tests

If you have questions about COVID-19 tests, you’re not alone. This quick overview will clear up the differences between tests so you can make informed decisions for your health. Molecular PCR Tests This is the type of test we offer at Physicians Immediate Care, as it has high accuracy, speed and sensitivity. For a PCR […]

Foot Pain Causes and Treatment

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There are many conditions that can cause pain in the feet, and the symptoms can have a major impact on everyday life. Effective treatment requires the right diagnosis and advice from an experienced healthcare provider. If you are experiencing foot pain, it’s a good idea to visit a clinic as soon as possible. This will […]

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 […]

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

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Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease True to its name, the mild but highly contagious illness is characterized by a rash and sores in the mouth and on the hands and feet and is often accompanied by a fever. The illness is caused by a virus that is easily spread through schools and childcare centers, most commonly affecting children […]

Taking Care of Your Blood Pressure

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Blood pressure is a force that we need to move blood through our bodies. For most adults, normal healthy blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg. Blood pressure that is too high or too low can cause serious health problems and even death. Recent guidelines say that high blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood […]

Cyst and Abscess Treatment and Removal

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Cysts and abscesses are fluid-filled lumps that can form anywhere on the body. To the untrained eye, they can be hard to tell apart. Both cysts and abscesses can be uncomfortable, and may require medical treatment. What is a cyst? Cysts are sacs or cavities filled with fluid or pus. They can appear on your […]

What You Need to Know: Immigration Medical Exams

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Immigration Medical Exams Ready to become a permanent resident of the United States? When you apply to get your green card, you’ll be asked to undergo a medical examination as part of the application process. Physicians Immediate Care has provided reliable medical exams to thousands of immigrants wishing to start a new life in the […]

How much does urgent care cost?

Urgent Care Costs

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 […]

Do you have a stomach bug or food poisoning?

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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 […]

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