Diagnostic testing, minor procedures and vaccinations

MedWise® Urgent Care tests for common viral and bacterial infections and can conduct minor procedures such as splinting of a fractured bone. We also offer lab, x-ray and limited vaccinations as well as certain types of testing, e.g., for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Diagnostic testing

Diagnostic testing is used to determine whether an infection, injury or other diagnosable symptom is present.

MedWise providers can diagnose a variety of conditions. We offer lab testing, x-rays, EKG, vision screening and fluorescein eye exams.



  • 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


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

Strep Throat


  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Swollen lymph nodes in neck
  • Swollen tonsils (may have white patches)


  • Symptoms appear within 2-5 days
  • Symptoms typically reduce within 48 hours of starting antibiotics


Common symptoms

  • Penile or vaginal discharge
  • Pelvic pain
  • Testicular pain
  • Lesions on genitals
  • Fevers

Types of STIs

  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Herpes
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Hepatitis
  • Syphilis
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

How to help prevent

  • STI testing before sex with a new partner
  • Proper use of condoms
  • Vaccination for HPV
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

Eye pain or redness


X-ray services we provide

  • Bone and joint
  • Chest
  • Abdominal

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

How to prevent

  • Stay properly hydrated
  • Take showers instead of baths
  • Wear cotton underwear


  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Feeling need to urinate when bladder is empty
  • Pain or burning sensation while urinating
  • Bloody urine
  • Abdominal or pelvic pressure or cramping


Vaccinations, or vaccines, stimulate the body’s immune response to provide protection from a specific disease.

MedWise offers some common vaccinations and immunizations to help protect patients from infection. MedWise does not perform routine childhood immunizations for well child checks (e.g., MMR, IPV, varicella). Please check with the appropriate organizations (e.g., your child’s school, CDC guidelines) to determine which vaccinations are required or recommended for you and your family.

Types of vaccinations we provide:

  • Influenza (seasonal)

Minor procedures

MedWise providers are well-trained to conduct the following minor procedures in our urgent care clinics.

Common procedures offered:

  • Laceration and wound repair
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Splinting of fractured bone
  • Abscess incision and drainage (I&D)
  • Earwax removal

Ingrown toenail


  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Drainage

Cuts, wounds and lacerations



  • Swollen lump under skin
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Pain
  • Warmth
  • Redness

Earwax removal

Impaction symptoms

  • Decreased hearing
  • Clogged ear sensation
  • Minor discomfort in one or both ears