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Flu Treatment for Individuals in Enfield, CT

If you’re feeling under the weather and worried you may have the flu, come straight to PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Enfield, Connecticut, for prompt care. Our experienced practitioners can often diagnose the flu based on your symptoms alone, although sometimes a flu test is warranted to rule out other conditions. Our urgent care center is open seven days per week with extended evening hours and our wait times are generally brief. You’ll be able to get in, get out, and get on your way home with a flu treatment plan in hand in no time at all!

Is It the Flu or Just a Cold?

Sore throat, body aches, sneezing, congestion, cough, chills, headache, and general fatigue are all common symptoms of the flu. They can also be symptoms of having a bad cold or sinus infection. How can you tell the difference? Well, for starters, a fever is a good indicator that you may have something more serious than a cold. A fever is generally rare during a cold, but is a common symptom of the flu. Additionally, the flu will come on rapidly while cold symptoms appear more gradually.

What Does Flu Treatment Entail?

A common treatment for the flu is antiviral medication, and it should be started within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms. However, not everyone needs to take medication. Sometimes, at-home remedies are the best course of action. This includes getting plenty of rest, drinking fluids, and taking over-the-counter pain relievers to help with body aches and fever. When you come to our urgent care center for flu treatment, the practitioner you see will recommend the best plan for your needs.

Check In Online

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is here for you if you need prompt flu treatment in Enfield. You can check in online to skip the wait in the waiting room and expedite your visit with us. We also offer telehealth services for patients who may wish to stay at home while they’re feeling under the weather. Our experienced providers can evaluate you using a secure videoconferencing platform for the ultimate in convenient medical care.

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"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

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Hamden, CT

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Westwood, MA

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today."

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