What Types of Respiratory Illnesses Does MedWise Urgent Care Treat?

At MedWise Urgent Care, we treat a variety of respiratory illnesses, such as seasonal allergies, the common cold, asthma, influenza, strep throat, bronchitis, and pneumonia.

  • 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)

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

Respiratory Illness FAQ

  • Do upper respiratory infections require medical treatment?

  • When should you go to urgent care for a cold?

  • Is an upper respiratory infection contagious?

  • What is the best treatment for asthma?

  • What is the best treatment for seasonal allergies?

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