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Reasons to Go to Urgent Care

Many people have heard the term ‘urgent care,’ but might be uncertain about when to seek it versus emergency care. 0002832001553803617.jpgUrgent care is for treating medical conditions that are not emergencies, but still require prompt care while emergency treatment is for life-threatening conditions, such as a heart attack. An example of a condition requiring urgent care is a cut that needs to be stitched closed, but is not bleeding profusely. The Marianna primary care doctors at PanCare Health provide urgent care medical services.

Urgent Care Services

There are several reasons to go to urgent care. You should visit your Marianna, FL, primary care doctor for urgent care at PanCare Health any time you need non-emergency medical treatment quickly. Examples of medical conditions or illnesses that require urgent care include:

  • High fevers, diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration
  • Difficulty breathing due to asthma or other causes
  • Minor breaks or fractures in the fingers or toes
  • Injuries resulting from a fall or an accident
  • Muscle and ligament sprains or strains
  • Cuts with minimal bleeding that need stitches

There are many other times when you might have a reason to go to urgent care. A severe cough or sore throat, the flu, rashes, skin infections, irritation of the eye, urinary tract infections, and moderate back pain or back injuries can all require urgent care treatment. PanCare Health has all the equipment needed to provide the urgent care you need. Diagnostic testing, x-rays, and laboratory tests are all available at PanCare Health so you can receive a diagnosis quickly and the treatment you need promptly.

Urgent care makes it possible to receive prompt medical treatment when needed. Walk-ins are welcome at PanCare Health’s Marianna location so there is no need to worry about making an appointment. PanCare Health has additional locations throughout the Florida Pan Handle, as well. To inquire about urgent care or to speak with a Marianna, FL, primary care doctor, contact PanCare Health’s Marianna location at (850) 394-4907.