Sick visits offer answers to questions regarding new or worsening pain and other symptoms. If you or your child isn’t feeling well, the providers at Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC in Germantown, Tennessee, welcome you in for a sick visit. They make a diagnosis, often using diagnostic testing, and provide any necessary treatment or medical advice. To schedule your next sick visit, call the practice or book an appointment online today.
When you’re not feeling well and can’t seem to get rid of your symptoms at home, Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC welcomes you in for sick visits.
During sick visits, your provider goes over your medical history briefly before asking for details of your symptoms, physically examining you, and possibly performing diagnostic tests.
For your convenience, the practice offers same-day sick visits so you can get the care you need as soon as possible.
Additionally, telemedicine sick visits are an option so you can speak with your physician remotely from the comfort of your home. If your illness is contagious, scheduling a telemedicine visit prevents transmission.
During every sick visit at Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC, your provider aims to make a diagnosis and administer treatment if you need it. In some cases, they simply offer suggestions to make yourself more comfortable as you recover since some illnesses go away on their own without treatment.
You should consider scheduling a sick visit for yourself or your child if either of you experiences new or worsening symptoms, especially if they’re causing a great deal of discomfort.
You should consider scheduling a sick visit for yourself or your child if either of you is experiencing symptoms like:
For profuse bleeding, head injuries, major broken bones, or high fevers that won’t break, you should go to the emergency room instead of booking a sick visit with Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC.
When you come in for a sick visit, the first portion of the appointment involves detailing your medical history and current symptoms. Your provider performs a basic physical examination. Then, they order additional tests according to your symptoms, known exposures, and any relevant health risks.
Your provider uses diagnostic tests such as:
Once they review any test results or make a diagnosis with or without testing, your provider creates a care plan. This might involve home care on your part, staying home for a while to avoid transmission or prescription medications.
In some cases, the providers at Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC make specialist referrals for further, more in-depth care.
If you or your child has symptoms of a stomach bug, cold, flu, or any other illness, make an appointment for a sick visit by calling Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC, or schedule a visit online today.