Walk-In Treatment for Respiratory Infections Available Near Brandon, MI
Respiratory infections are among the most common health conditions treated at Springfield Urgent Care. There are many different respiratory illnesses that have similar symptoms but different causes, including viruses, bacteria, mold, and other allergens. If you or your child is experiencing a respiratory infection, identifying the cause is key to getting the right treatment to help speed recovery.
That’s why our urgent care clinic near Brandon, Michigan, is equipped with an on-site lab and staffed by extensively trained medical professionals who can provide testing that leads to an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan for many types of respiratory infections.
Types of Respiratory Infections We Treat
We take pride in treating walk-in patients of all ages, from infants to seniors, for many non-life-threatening health conditions, including:
- Cold and flu
- Strep throat
- Sinus infection
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
- Ear infection
When to See a Health Care Provider for a Respiratory Infection
The symptoms caused by respiratory infections can certainly be miserable, but some will respond well to home remedies. On the other hand, if you think you may have an influenza infection, you may want to visit us for flu testing and treatment as soon as you have symptoms. This is because there are antiviral medications that might help you feel better faster if they’re taken during the early days of your infection. In other cases, you should seek medical treatment if you or your child has:
- A fever of 102 degrees or higher for more than three days
- Shortness of breath or wheezing
- Chest pain or pressure
- Swollen glands in the neck or jaw
- A sore throat that lasts more than a week
- Little to no urine output
Springfield Urgent Care’s Clarkston location is only a short drive from Brandon, and we’re open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Our wait times are short, and we accept many health insurance plans and forms of payment. Contact us today for more information.