Illness, injury, infection and respiratory symptoms

Visit MedWise® Urgent Care for timely treatment of common illnesses, injuries and infections.

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Treatment of illnesses, injuries and infections for all ages

MedWise® Urgent Care treats a variety of conditions including skin conditions, allergies, asthma, colds and broken bones.


Common causes

  • Allergic reactions
  • Contact with irritant
  • Autoimmune response, e.g., eczema
  • Viral, yeast or fungal infection


  • Itchy skin
  • Raised skin
  • Pain
  • Redness

Poison ivy


  • Red rash
  • Bumps or blisters
  • Itching
  • Swelling


  • Rash develops 12-48 hours after exposure
  • Symptoms last 2-3 weeks

How to prevent

  • Wear protective clothing (e.g., long sleeves and pants, boots, gloves)
  • Wash exposed clothing separately
  • Don’t burn plants or brush piles that could contain poison ivy, oak or sumac
  • Rinse exposed skin with rubbing alcohol or dishwashing soap and lots of water



  • Dry, discolored skin
  • Blisters
  • Pain
  • Redness


How to prevent

  • Stay in shade during peak UV hours 10am-4pm
  • Wear clothing that covers arms and legs
  • Use a hat to protect the face
  • Wear sunglasses to block rays
  • Avoid tanning beds
  • Wear broad spectrum sunscreen
  • Apply sunscreen every two hours and do not use after expiration date

Tick bite


  • Rash
  • Fever or chills
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Joint pain


  • Avoid areas heavily infested with ticks
  • Wear protective clothing
  • Use insect repellant following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Inspect yourself and other family members for ticks
  • Properly remove attached ticks
  • Treat your yard and your pets for ticks

Broken bone

Common types of fractures we treat

  • Foot
  • Ankle
  • Hand
  • Arm
  • Elbow
  • Finger
  • Toe

Evaluation of respiratory symptoms

Symptoms like coughing, sneezing, scratchy or sore throat can be an indicator of many different types of conditions or illnesses. MedWise® Urgent Care providers can evaluate respiratory symptoms to help determine the underlying cause.

Seasonal allergies


  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Hives
  • Rashes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Runny nose
  • Scratchy throat

Common types of allergies

  • Tree, grass and/or weed pollen
  • Dust mites
  • Pet dander
  • Mold spores

How to prevent

  • Avoid Triggers (e.g., pollen, pet dander, dust, mold)


Common asthma causes

  • Pollen
  • Extreme weather changes
  • Smoke
  • Dust mites
  • Stress
  • Exercise


  • Frequent coughing that can worsen with exercise, viral infection or cold air
  • A whistling or wheezing sound when breathing out
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest congestion
  • Difficulty sleeping due to symptoms



  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Mild headache
  • Sneezing
  • Low-grade fever
  • Feeling unwell