Taking Care of Your Blood Pressure

blood pressure

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 […]

Don’t Put Your Healthcare on Hold

Don't put your healthcare on hold

Even as medical offices have reopened with enhanced safety measures, many clinics and hospitals are reporting lower numbers of patients during the pandemic. Unfortunately, in some cases, avoiding medical care can be even more risky than the coronavirus. Don’t put your healthcare on hold because of COVID-19. Read on to learn why it’s important to […]

Introducing Telehealth: Online Healthcare from Home

Woman using Telehealth

For your safety and convenience, Physicians Immediate Care is now offering virtual healthcare appointments for residents of Illinois. Telehealth allows you to speak with a medical provider from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a laptop or mobile device with a webcam and an internet connection. Is Telehealth right for my […]

Spotting a UTI in Children

Child with pain in her stomach

Reserve Your Telehealth Visit 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 […]

Back Pain Treatment: What to Expect

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Back pain can range from minor discomfort to severe or chronic pain that can significantly impact everyday life. At Physicians Immediate Care, we offer a comprehensive approach to treating the causes and symptoms of back pain. Our qualified health care professionals help you work towards the best possible recovery and promote the long-term health of […]

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on the Rise

Baby playing with feet

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on the Rise This summer has seen a significant increase in hand-foot-and-mouth disease cases in several U.S. states. 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 […]

Рrісklу Неаt Rаsh

Happy Children Swimmers

Рrісklу hеаt, аlsо knоwn аs mіlіаrіа оr hеаt rаsh, іs а skіn соndіtіоn thаt оссurs іn hоt аnd humіd wеаthеr соndіtіоns whеn smаll раrtісlеs оf swеаt blосk thе swеаt glаnds саusіng а rаsh tо арреаr оn а fеw bоdіlу аrеаs. Іt саn аffесt реорlе оf аnу аgе, but іnfаnts аnd сhіldrеn аrе еsресіаllу susсерtіblе tо […]

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Leaves

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 […]

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