Urgent Care Specialist
When you develop an unexpected illness or injury, nothing is more important than urgent care services that provide quick treatment and prevent the condition from worsening. Dr. Tariq Khan at Orange County Concierge Doctor offers immediate medical attention with same-day and next-day appointments, based on your health care needs. Call his office in Tustin, California, any time an urgent care concern arises. He’s available to ensure you receive the best possible care.
What conditions are treated as urgent care?
Urgent care services protect your health by providing prompt care for unexpected illnesses and injuries. Dr. Khan meets this need by offering same-day appointments for the full range of conditions that need urgent care, including:
- Urinary tract infections
- Abdominal pain
- Common cold and flu
- Minor fractures
- Wounds that require sutures
- Sore throats
- Persistent coughs
- Injuries, such as sprains, cuts, scrapes, and burns
- Allergic reactions
- Flare-ups of chronic health conditions
What are the advantages of urgent care?
The most important reason Dr. Khan provides urgent care is so that you have quick access to the medical care you need. When you schedule an appointment with Dr. Khan, you don’t need to worry about a long wait or higher health care costs at the emergency room.
You also gain the advantage of receiving treatment from a physician who treats you as an individual, considers your unique health needs, and continues to serve as your primary care physician. This provides a continuity of care that promotes your health rather than wasting time as you shuttle between multiple health care providers in different locations.
When should you go to the emergency department?
Dr. Khan’s goal is to keep you out of the emergency room, but there are times when you need the expertise of an emergency team. If you have any questions about the severity of your condition, don’t hesitate to call the office so they can help you determine whether you need a same-day appointment or your problem is severe enough to require treatment in the emergency room.
Injuries and illnesses that typically require an emergency room visit include:
- Compound fracture (bone sticking out through skin)
- Seizures, convulsions
- Loss of consciousness
- Heavy bleeding
- Severe burns
- Serious head or neck injury
- Heart attack symptoms
- Stroke symptoms
What are the signs of a heart attack or stroke?
If you suspect a heart attack or stroke, it’s always best to call 911 so that emergency responders can start treatment before you get to the hospital.
Signs of a heart attack:
- Chest pain or pressure
- Back or jaw pain, especially in women
- Shortness of breath
- Arm or shoulder pain
- Nausea or vomiting
Signs of a stroke (Act FAST):
- Face drooping (one side of the face droops or feels numb)
- Arm weakness or numbness (in one arm)
- Speech difficulty (slurred speech, hard to understand)
- Time to call 911