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Signs That You Might Need to Visit an Urgent Care

Signs That You Might Need to Visit an Urgent Care

by Shearly (SU)
When you need treatment right away, your body has a way of telling you. Many of us have been at that point where you can’t even wait one day for symptoms to finally subside, let alone waiting an entire week to schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor. When you feel the need to see a doctor right away, it’s time to visit an urgent care.

Urgent Care vs Primary Care

Urgent Care vs Primary Care

by Stephanie Meadows
It is very common that people become confused with the difference between Urgent Care and Primary Care doctor’s offices. Who do you see regularly? Which one usually has the convenience of extended hours and no appointments necessary? Where do you go for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure? With different scopes of practice to remember between the two, it’s easy to get mixed up when trying to decide where to go. To clear up some of the confusion, here is a guide to lead you to the right place.