How do urgent care visits work?
Urgent care visits at AllCare Family Medicine & Urgent Care of Alexandria are designed to be convenient for you. You can walk in anytime and an experienced care provider sees you shortly. The team members schedule their office appointments in such a way that they always have time to fit in urgent care patients when needed.
What kind of health conditions or problems are urgent?
Many different health conditions or problems are urgent. In general, if a health condition or problem causes you discomfort, pain, or other issues too severe to wait for care until the next business day, it’s an urgent care problem.
Common urgent care problems include:
If you feel unsure about whether your health problem requires urgent care, get in touch with a helpful member of the AllCare Family Medicine & Urgent Care of Alexandria team to get support and advice.
How is my problem diagnosed during my urgent care visit?
After a physical exam and discussion of your symptoms and issues, you may need diagnostic testing like an X-ray or blood test. AllCare Family Medicine & Urgent Care of Alexandria has diagnostic imaging onsite, including state-of-the-art digital X-rays. The team also has an onsite laboratory for blood, urine, and saliva tests so you can get diagnosis and treatment right away.
How does urgent care treatment work?
Your AllCare Family Medicine & Urgent Care of Alexandria provider can do many treatments onsite, such as splinting an injury or administering necessary medication. Your care provider can also write you a needed prescription, such as for antibiotics.
In some cases, your care provider recommends a follow-up visit within a few days or a week. Since your primary care provider and urgent care provider are the same at AllCare, your follow-up care is incredibly convenient.
To get in touch with the best primary and urgent care team around, call AllCare Family Medicine & Urgent Care of Alexandria, click the online scheduler, or just walk in for care now.