The flu is a very common illness that affects many people each year, with symptoms flaring up with little warning. Unfortunately, there isn’t a cure for the flu but there is rapid testing that can help it to be over sooner. We offer a rapid test that can help give you some clarity on what you’re experiencing and help you to understand how to treat it sooner.

Symptoms of the Flu

influenza symptoms can vary greatly due to the fact that there are actually a few different types. There are technically two types, known as Influenza A & B. The following are a few of the more common symptoms you may experience:

  • Sore throat
  • High fever
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Muscle/body aches
  • Unexplained fatigue
  • Nausea, possibly vomiting

How Does Influenza Testing Work?

One of our doctors will start by swabbing the inside of your nasal passages and mucus found in your throat for a culture. These mucus/secretion samples will then be tested for the existence of either virus’ or bacteria. A major benefit of this test is that the results are available within 15-20 minutes. With quick results, you will be able to get the right treatment faster.

If you are experiencing a number of the above symptoms, stop into our Springfield Township location today for a rapid flu test. We offer a variety of rapid testing services and look forward to providing you with quick treatment.

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