Colds, Coughs & Flu Treatment in Kingwood, TX
Viruses are the cause of the common cold and seasonal flu. Colds, flu, and coughs are all viral diseases of the respiratory system. A runny nose from a cold, a high temperature, and body aches from the flu and cold are all symptoms. Rest, fluids, and over-the-counter medication are utilized to alleviate symptoms. If you are suffering from a cold, cough, or flu symptoms, at Kingwood Urgent Care, TX, our expert team of medical specialists provides fast and effective cold, cough, and flu treatment near you. For more information, contact us or simply walk in. We are conveniently located at 2601 W Lake Houston Pkwy Kingwood, TX 77339.
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When you are sick, it can disrupt your whole life by keeping you out of school or work, to say nothing of the misery you can feel while you are in bed and trying to recover. Because it can be so difficult to distinguish between a cold and the flu, you may want to receive testing in the first few days of your illness that can determine whether you are suffering from influenza so that your treatment can be tailored. At Kingwood Urgent Care, TX, we offer diagnostic and treatment services that can help you recover as quickly as possible so you can get back to your daily life.
While the common cold and influenza can have many of the same symptoms, they are quite different in the severity of symptoms and the length required for recovery. They are both respiratory illnesses but are caused by different viruses. The onset of symptoms for influenza tends to be quicker than for a cold. Symptoms of cold and flu can include fever and chills, body aches and headaches, sore throat, runny nose and congestion, cough, and fatigue. For children and the elderly especially, vomiting and diarrhea may also present themselves. If you are suffering from these symptoms, our Kingwood Urgent Care, TX doctors and our team of urgent care specialists provide flu testing that can determine which of these illnesses you are suffering from.
Cold and flu treatments can also be very similar. It is most important to get plenty of rest and stay hydrated. Drinking warm liquids such as tea and even chicken soup can help ease congestion and increase mucus flow. A vaporizer or humidifier can also be useful in adding moisture to the air. Over-the-counter medications can help reduce fever, relieve aches and pains, and soothe sore throat and cough. If you have the flu, prescription antiviral medications can help you overcome your symptoms more quickly, however, it is most effective when administrated within the first 48 hours after the onset of symptoms.
At Kingwood Urgent Care, TX, our experienced doctors and team of expert medical staff strive to provide the highest quality medical care available in a calm and comfortable environment. We are dedicated to helping you stay as happy and healthy as possible by offering services when it is most convenient for you and your family. Our walk-in clinic offers appointments and walk-in hours 7 days a week. No matter what your schedule entails, you know you can trust our expertly trained primary care doctors to provide the care you deserve when you need it most.
If you or a loved one is suffering from cold or flu-like symptoms, please call or simply walk in today. Our medical staff is standing by to offer comprehensive treatment so you can start feeling better as soon as possible and get back to your life. Don’t let cold and flu symptoms keep you out of work or from enjoying time with family and friends. Kingwood Urgent Care, TX is conveniently located and open 7 days a week to help diagnose and treat your symptoms so you can start feeling better fast. For more information, contact us or simply walk-in for immediate care for children and adults. We serve patients from Kingwood TX, Huffman TX, Atascocita TX, Humble TX, Porter TX, New Caney TX, Houston TX, Crosby TX, Dayton TX, Mont Belvieu TX and Spring TX.
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