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Do You Need Sore Throat Treatment in Hamden, CT?

A sore throat is a common symptom of colds, the flu, and allergies and will go away on its own after a few days. At-home remedies, such as gargling with salt water, drinking warm liquids, and sucking on throat lozenges, can help relieve the pain. But if your sore throat has lasted for longer than a week, is accompanied by a fever of 101 degrees or higher, or is accompanied by a rash or joint pain, come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Hamden, Connecticut, for sore throat treatment.

How Is a Sore Throat Treated?

A sore throat is often caused by a viral infection that doesn’t respond to antibiotics. However, most patients who come to us seeking sore throat treatment have a more serious throat infection called strep throat. In this case, antibiotics are typically required to clear up the infection. Failing to promptly treat strep throat can result in more serious medical complications, especially in children. That’s why it’s never a bad idea to come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care to have your sore throat checked out, even if it’s only been a few days. We can perform a rapid strep test to determine the cause of your swollen throat.

Why Choose PhysicianOne Urgent Care?

Convenience is key when it comes to sore throat treatment, especially if you’re dealing with additional bothersome symptoms like fever and/or a rash. At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we are open seven days per week and never require appointments, so you can be in and out in no time at all! Plus, we have an online check-in system that allows you to get in line right from your phone and wait in the comfort of your home until it’s time to come in.

When you need prompt sore throat treatment in Hamden, come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Our experienced practitioners will offer the individualized medical care you need and get you on the road to wellness. Our urgent care center is conveniently located at 2165 Dixwell Avenue.

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