Fever, Cough, And Cold Specialist
Are you have having symptoms of a common cold or the flu?
UrgentWay’s cold specialists are here to take care of you!
Common Cold And Flu
A common cold can be irritating, and the flu can be life-threatening and cause serious complications in children, adults, and people with weak immune system. At UrgentWay, our cold specialists provide proactive and reactive medical care for colds, coughs, fevers, and the flu.
Our experienced cold specialists will assess your condition, advise treatment, and counsel you on preventative care and healthy choices.
Book Your Appointment
To avoid any progression of disease, visit us today. Let us handle it for you. Our team of highly experienced providers will help you recover.
You can get your diagnosis and treatment at low cost at any of our locations. No hidden charges.
Our certified physicians provide a thorough diagnosis and treatment plan.
Our primary care doctors may recommend medical monitoring, plenty of hydration, and certain medications, such as antiviral medications, pain relievers, decongestant nasal sprays, and cough syrups to treat your symptons accordingly.
What Is A Cold?
When there is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract (throat and nose) it is called a common cold. It is usually harmless, and most people recover within a week to 10 days. If symptoms don’t improve, then visit UrgentWay for diagnostic testing to determine the cause of your symptoms by our cold specialists.
Symptoms of a common cold include:
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Chest congestion
- Headache or body aches
If you have symptoms of a common cold, then it is best to visit UrgentWay for treatment by our cold specialists.
What Is Flu?
Medically termed as influenza is a viral infection. The Flu attacks your respiratory system and can resolve itself in some cases. Sometimes the Flu can be life-threatening and cause complications, especially in people with weakened immune systems, older adults, and young children.
People with chronic medical conditions, such as heart and kidney disease, asthma, and diabetes, are also at a higher risk of developing complications from the flu.
What Causes Flu?
When an infected person talks, sneezes, or coughs, the flu viruses spread through the air. You can get these germs when you touch an object like a computer keyboard and then touch your face, transferring the germs to your mouth, nose, or eyes. You can also breathe in droplets in the air.
What Are The Symptoms Of Flu?
The symptoms of the flu can include:
- Nasal congestion or running nose
- Sore throat
- Chest pain
- Persistent cough
If you have symptoms of a common cold or the flu, then it is best to visit UrgentWay for treatment.
What Are The Complications Of Flu?
If you are in good health, then you should be able to fight off the flu in a couple of weeks with no lasting effects. Those at higher risk may develop complications, such as:
- Asthma flare-ups
- Ear infections
- Heart problems
Important Facts & FAQs
What Should I Expect During My First Visit?
How Do I protect Myself From Getting The Flu?
The most effective preventive care method to protect yourself against the flu is the annual flu vaccination. Annual flu shots are recommended for everyone older than 6 months of age. Speak to our team at UrgentWay walk-in clinic by calling one of our four locations or booking an appointment online, if you would like to get vaccinated.