Bethel Family Medicine
Family Medicine & Cosmetics Specialists located in Brockton, MA
Illness can come on suddenly, without any warning, and require a visit to the doctor. The experienced team at Bethel Family Medicine in Brockton, Massachusetts, offers same-day sick visits so you can get a diagnosis and the care you need to feel better as soon as possible. The family medicine practice provides care for patients of all ages, from infants to seniors. To schedule a sick visit, call the office today or request an appointment online.
Sick Visits Q & A
What is a sick visit?
The team at Bethel Family Medicine provides comprehensive medical care, managing your health when you’re well as well as when you’re sick. To help ensure you get the expert care you need when a sudden illness develops, the team sets aside office time to manage your sick visit.
If you’re feeling under the weather and you need to see a doctor, the team at Bethel Family Medicine can see you the same day you request an appointment.
What types of illnesses require a sick visit?
Bethel Family Medicine is a full-service medical practice that manages any sudden, unexpected illness. Common conditions that may benefit from a sick visit include:
- Cold or flu
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Urinary tract infection
- Sore throat, including evaluation for strep throat
The team also provides comprehensive medical management for many chronic conditions, including diabetes and high blood pressure. If your blood sugar or blood pressure is higher than normal, the team recommends you come to the office for an evaluation. Sudden changes in your vitals may indicate an underlying illness.
What can I expect during a sick visit?
The medical specialists at Bethel Family Medicine provide comprehensive examinations when you come in for a sick visit. In addition to reviewing your symptoms, your doctor goes over your medical history and medications, followed by a thorough physical exam.
After your examination, your medical specialist provides recommendations to manage your illness, which may include prescription medication, rest, or additional testing.
What if I need a test during my sick visit?
Bethel Family Medicine is a full-service medical practice and has an in-office lab for blood tests. If you need a blood test, your medical specialist can order the test and have the results for you with minimal wait times.
Depending on your symptoms, your specialist may also test for the flu or strep throat to ensure you get the most effective treatment for your illness.
When you’re sick, you want to see your doctor as soon as possible so you can start feeling better quickly. Bethel Family Medicine offers same-day sick visits for that very reason. To schedule a sick visit, call the office today or book an appointment online.
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