Winter and spring can lead to a plethora of different illnesses and viruses affecting the upper respiratory system. For symptoms of the cold, flu and strep throat, visit AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham for walk-in treatment, seven days a week.
Upper Respiratory Symptoms Treated at Walk-In Urgent Care
Symptoms may vary based on the type of infection you have and where it is located. Symptoms may be different for upper and lower respiratory illnesses. At AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham, symptoms we treat include:
- Chest congestion
- Runny and/or stuffed nose
- Cough and sore throat
- Head and body aches
- Sinus pain
If you develop a high fever (over 102) or experience dizziness or trouble breathing, you should visit a doctor as soon as possible for immediate treatment. Ear infections, when left untreated, can also result in an upper respiratory infection.
Seeking Treatment for Upper Respiratory Infections
If you are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of an upper respiratory infection, your doctor may recommend a course of rest, fluids and over-the-counter medications available at your local pharmacy. More serious cases may result in your physician prescribing antibiotics to combat the bacteria causing the infection. Patients with a history of upper respiratory conditions, including hospitalizations, should visit AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham right away for treatment.
Cold, Flu & Strep Throat Treatment in Cheltenham, Cedarbrook, West Oak Lane, Elkins Park & Germantown, PA
If you begin to develop symptoms of an upper respiratory infection including cold, flu or strep throat, visit AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham for treatment! Our walk-in urgent care center is open seven days a week, with hours into the evening to accommodate sudden symptoms and your schedule. Most major insurance carriers are accepted. For questions, please call 215-935-6777.