10 Most Common Reasons for Urgent Care Center Visits
Urgent care centers (or walk-in medical clinics) treat all non-life-threatening, non-chronic health conditions for patients 3 months and older. Each year, over 120 million U.S. patients seek medical care at an urgent care center, and these numbers continue to climb as urgent care adoption increases.
For life-threatening situations, skip the urgent care and go straight to the nearest emergency room (ER). All chronic health conditions should be treated by a primary care physician.
10 most common reasons patients visit an urgent care center for treatment:
- Cold & Flu
- Sprains, Strains & Fractures
- Sore Throat
- Lab Tests & Diagnostic Testing (including X-Rays)
- Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
- Covid-19 Testing
- Gastrointestinal Upset
- Ear Infection
- Cuts, Scrapes & Burns
- Skin Irritations
If you need convenient, on-demand healthcare in the Metroplex, visit the nearest Integra Urgent Care center in Las Colinas (Irving), Grand Prairie, or Weatherford.
We are open 7 days a week and late on weekdays.
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1. Cold & Flu
Flu, strep throat, common colds, and even allergies often have similar symptoms in patients, making diagnosis and treatment challenging.
Integra Urgent Care offers rapid respiratory illness and infection testing to identify your specific condition and then offer available treatments to get you feeling better quickly.
2. Sprains & Strains
Sprain, strains, or bone fractures can occur in various parts of the body and can be caused by a variety of accidents or injuries.
Integra Urgent Care offers X-rays to identify the scope of the injury and the most effective treatment plan to get you on the road to recovery quickly.
3. Sore Throat
A sore throat lasting more than a week (or accompanied by a fever or rash) should be evaluated by a healthcare professional at an urgent care center to diagnose your condition.
Integra Urgent Care offers comprehensive diagnostic testing to quickly diagnose conditions and develop effective treatment plans for our patients.
4. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
UTIs are a very common bacterial infection contracted by both women and men which can be effectively treated by a healthcare provider at an urgent care center.
Integra Urgent Care offers diagnostic testing to identify the presence of this bacteria and can prescribe medications to treat the infection and symptoms effectively.
5. Covid-19 Testing
Symptoms such as a cold, cough, runny nose, or sore throat can be a common cold, influenza, or Covid-19. Diagnostic testing is needed to determine what illness you have contracted and what treatment options are available.
Integra Urgent Care offers convenient, affordable rapid Covid-19 testing at all DFW-Area walk-in clinics.
6. Gastrointestinal Inflammation
Food poisoning and the stomach flu are two of the most common gastrointestinal illnesses treated at an urgent care center near you. Treatment by a medical professional at an urgent care will help to identify your condition and provide access to treatment options available to alleviate your symptoms and get you feeling better.
Integra Urgent Care offers testing and treatment 7 days a week for you or a family member.
7. Ear Infection
If pain in the inner ear lasts for more than a few days, visit an urgent care medical provider to evaluate your condition and determine what the issue is so they can develop a customized treatment plan.
Integra Urgent Care offers treatment of ear infections for patients of all ages – starting from 3 months old.
8. Cuts, Scrapes & Burns
An urgent care center is an ideal place to get cuts, scrapes, burns, and other accidents treated quickly and effectively. Just walk-in to the nearest urgent care center near you to get immediate care for your injury and accompanying symptoms.
Integra Urgent Care offers treatment for these conditions, such as stitches and wound repair, every day of the week.
9. Skin Irritations
Irritations of the skin, such as rashes, poison oak/ivy, sun burns, and insect bites can all be treated quickly at an urgent care center with a treatment plan to help promote recovery and reduce uncomfortable symptoms.
Integra Urgent Care is available to offer treatment and relief from most of the conditions you might encounter or experience. Trust the medical providers at our Metroplex centers when you need on-demand healthcare.
10. Lab Tests & X-Rays
Lab tests and diagnostic testing helps identify and treat various illnesses, injuries, and medical conditions.
Integra Urgent Care provides convenient, comprehensive lab testing to monitor overall health, and diagnostic testing (including X-rays) to inform the right treatment protocol for you or a family member.
On-Demand Healthcare Options – Urgent Care Near You
For all life-threatening conditions, skip the urgent care center and go straight to an emergency room (ER).
For all other non-life-threatening, non-chronic conditions, urgent care centers are a great, affordable alternative to ERs for on-demand healthcare. ER visits can cost up to 10x more than an urgent care visit so choose your health care provider wisely.
Urgent care centers provide comprehensive medical care for these common conditions and services:
If you need immediate medical care for you or a family member, join the millions of patients trusting their health to urgent care centers.
Integra Urgent Care – Metroplex Urgent Care Provider
For an urgent care center near you in Las Colinas, Grand Prairie, and Weatherford, visit an Integra Urgent Care today.
Our centers are open 7 days a week and late on weekdays. We accept most insurance plans and offer competitive self-pay rates of treatments and services. You can check-in online and wait your turn in the comfort of your own home or just walk-in to any of our clinics for trusted on-demand healthcare.
- Las Colinas: 972.861.5200
- Grand Prairie: 469.340.1710
- Weatherford: 817.596.4313