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Sick Visits & Telehealth

Sick Visit appointments, telehealth

Sick visits are medical appointments you make when you’re not feeling well or are experiencing unexplained pain.

 

Lakepointe Primary Care offers affordable consultations to people of all ages through in-person visits and the telehealth platform. The caring and knowledgeable medical providers diagnose and treat a wide range of acute conditions that develop unexpectedly, including:

  • Headaches

  • Colds and the flu

  • Respiratory infections

  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

  • Ear, nose, and throat problems

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When should I schedule a sick visit?

 

You should schedule a sick visit at Lakepointe Primary Care if you have symptoms of an illness or injury that you can’t treat on your own or if your symptoms continue to get worse, even with treatment.

 

Symptoms can include:

  • Fever

  • Vomiting

  • Sore throat

  • Persistent cough

  • Nasal congestion and/or runny nose

  • Burning or pain with urination

 

The team uses advanced diagnostic technologies to provide you with an accurate diagnosis without delays. They create individual treatment plans to ease your symptoms so that you feel better quickly.

 

If you’re unsure if you need an in-office sick visit for your symptoms, you can call the office or schedule a telehealth visit. Through an online video conferencing platform, you meet with the medical team to discuss how you’re feeling and learn more about your treatment choices.

 

When happens during a sick visit?

 

During a sick visit, the Lakepointe Primary Care team reviews your medical history and symptoms. They complete a physical exam and might order diagnostic tests like:

  • Flu test

  • Urinalysis

  • Blood work

  • Lung function test

  • EKG

Based on the results of your tests, the team creates a treatment plan using medications and other therapies to ease your symptoms. They can also recommend home-care steps you can take, including getting enough rest, drinking fluids, and limiting your activities until you feel better.

 

If you have the flu or another contagious illness, you’ll need to stay home from work or school. The team can provide the medical documentation you need to excuse your absence.

 

Call Lakepointe Direct Primary Care today or go online to schedule a sick visit.

Telehealth Consultations

When you have to miss important medical appointments because you’re too busy or too sick to make it to the office, you can benefit from the telehealth services available at Lakepointe Primary Care Marcelo Brito, MD, can meet with you from wherever you are through a convenient online platform.

 

The team can address your acute and chronic health needs through secure video conferencing and can answer any questions you have about your health.

 

 

Call the office in Lewisville, Texas, to learn more about telehealth or book a consultation online today.

 

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