Acute Conditions and Illnesses

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  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - Noon
  • Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

After my daughter came down with a cold, we called for an appointment and were able to be seen by a doctor the same day. The entire staff treated my daughter with kindness and empathy and made the experience less scary for my eight year old.


Irene R.

Mother of Patient
Acute Conditions

We Can Treat Your Acute Conditions

Just about everyone will need treatment for an acute illness at some point in their lives, and we have the medical team to help. Our treatment for acute conditions involves addressing symptoms promptly to alleviate discomfort and prevent complications.

  • Examples of the acute medical conditions we diagnose and treat include:
  • Bronchitis, sinus infections, sore throat, earaches, strep throat, influenza, and the common cold
  • Allergic reactions, rashes, and skin irritations
  • Nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal issues
  • Muscle sprains and strains, minor lacerations, bruises, contusions, and smashed finger or toenail
  • Headaches, migraines, vertigo and respiratory disorders
  • If you are unsure of your symptoms and need medical attention that is non-emergent, we are here to help. Call (903) 763-2421.

Navigating Acute Illness: Expert Guidance for Recovery

Our approach to treating acute illnesses prioritizes swift symptom management and preventive measures to ensure optimal recovery.

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    Colds, flu, and bronchitis are typically diagnosed based on symptoms and diagnostic tests such as throat swabs and listening to your lungs.  Treatment often involves rest, hydration, and over-the-counter medications to alleviate symptoms, while more severe cases may require prescription antiviral drugs or antibiotics.

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    The areas affected by rashes and allergic reactions will be examined and potentially aided by diagnostic tests such as a biopsy.  Treatment involves identifying and addressing the underlying cause and may include topical or oral medications to alleviate symptoms and promote healing.

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    Patients suffering from nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea will receive an exam, and potentially testing such as blood work to identify the underlying causes. Treatment may include medications, intravenous fluids for hydration, and recommendations for dietary changes.

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    Sprains and bruises will be examined by our doctors and medical team. When appropriate, braces and splints will be discussed to aid in healing. Our doctors may also prescribe pain relievers and physical therapy to help aid in rehabilitation.

Treat Acute Conditions To Prevent Complications

Treating acute medical conditions promptly is crucial to prevent them from worsening and causing potentially serious complications. Early intervention can alleviate symptoms, shorten recovery time, and improve overall outcomes, reducing the risk of long-term health issues and promoting a quicker return to normal functioning.