Acute Illness Care (Sick Visits)

Creekside Family Practice

Family Medicine located in Huntsville, AL

Everybody knows that emergencies happen. But there’s a big difference between dealing with a crisis at a hospital and addressing one with your primary care physician. At Creekside Family Practice in Huntsville, Alabama, the team of professionals is equipped to tackle many different illnesses and urgent problems through sick visits. If you are dealing with an illness, call our office to be seen today.

Acute Illness Care (Sick Visits) Q & A

What is a same-day sick visit?

A same-day sick visit refers to scheduling an appointment on the same day that you call due to an unforeseen illness. Same-day sick visits address the unexpected in a familiar setting with your primary care physician.

With your call, your doctor can determine if treatment is needed right away. And if treatment is needed, your doctor can schedule a visit that same day.

What are some examples of urgent issues?

The team at Creekside Family Practice has extensive experience dealing with many injuries and acute illnesses. You should contact Creekside Family Practice for a same-day visit when: 

  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or nausea
  • You experience a fever, chills, or flu-like symptoms
  • You experience a mild to severe allergic reaction
  • You are suffering from a sore throat

While these are some of the most common examples of urgent issues requiring a same-day visit, this is not all of them. Contact Creekside Family Practice for more information.

What are the benefits of same-day sick visits?

Acute sick visits at Creekside Family Practice are crucial to ensuring that you get the care that meets your unique needs. Many emergency rooms can have long wait times, higher copays, and less familiarity with your medical history. Creekside Family Practice can offer the benefits of continuity of care in caring for your acute sicknesses.

At Creekside Family Practice, you will get the care you need quickly with doctors who know you and are familiar with your general health. Not only will you avoid emergency room wait times, but you’ll also meet with a familiar, knowledgeable face that is familiar with your overall health history. If you need a sick visit during regular practice hours, call Creekside Family Practice and book an appointment today.