Diagnostic Testing and Lab Work

Diagnostic testing is used to determine whether an infection, injury or other diagnosable symptoms are present. MedWise offers lab testing, X-rays, EKG tests, visual acuity screening, and fluorescein eye exams.

Common Symptoms
  • Penile or vaginal discharge
  • Pelvic pain
  • Testicular pain
  • Lesions on genitals
  • Fevers
Types of STI’s
  •  Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Herpes
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Hepatitis
  • Syphilis
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
How to prevent
  • STI testing before sex with a new partner
  • Proper use of condoms
  • Vaccination for HPV
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

Types of Flu
  • Influenza A
  • Influenza B
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Body aches
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Symptoms appear within 2-4
  • Symptoms typically resolve in
    3-7 days
  • Symptoms may persist >2
    weeks in elderly or
    immunocompromised people

  •  Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Fever
  • Sometimes wheezing
  • Symptoms typically appear
    within 4-6 days of infection
  • Symptoms typically improve
    in 1-2 weeks
How to prevent
  • Wash hands
  • Cover coughs or sneezes
  • Sanitize surfaces

COVID tests offered
  • Rapid test
  • PCR testing
  • Cough/sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle/body aches
  • Fever/chill
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Congestion/runny nose
  • Diarrhea

Diagnostic FAQs

  • What are diagnostic tests?

  • Can you get an EKG at urgent care?

  • What can a chest x-ray diagnose?

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