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Flu Tests & Treatment Available at Our Urgent Care Center in Chestnut Hill, MA

Flu Test Chestnut Hill If you’re feeling under the weather and suspect that you may have the flu, your first instinct might be to go and get a flu test. However, flu tests are usually not required to diagnose and treat the flu. If you think you may have the flu, what you really need to do is see a medical professional as soon as possible. That’s because antiviral medications that are commonly used to treat the flu are most effective within 48 hours of the first symptoms. A medical professional will be able to determine if you have the flu and can administer a test if they feel it is necessary to confirm the diagnosis.
If you live in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, or a surrounding area, you can visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care 365 days per year for flu exams and treatment. We even offer extended hours to make seeking flu treatment on your own schedule as convenient as possible.

Common Symptoms of the Flu

Some of the most common symptoms associated with the flu include:

  • Headaches
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Congestion
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Body aches

Keep in mind that these symptoms are also present in many other health conditions, so it is recommended to seek professional care as soon as possible so your diagnosis can be confirmed.

Common Flu Treatments

Whether through flu tests or other forms of diagnosis, if it’s been determined that you have the flu, we will develop a treatment plan for you that is aimed at getting you back on your feet as quickly as possible. This may include antiviral drug administration, over-the-counter pain relievers, or even at-home care advice that’s as simple as staying hydrated and getting a lot of rest.

Stop By Today

If you think that you might have the flu, stop by PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Chestnut Hill, MA, today to be evaluated and receive a flu test if it is deemed necessary. What’s more, we even offer an online check-in system to make seeking treatment when you need it as easy as possible.

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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!"

Hamden, CT

"I had to take my son in for an ear infection following a sudden change in temperament at daycare. He was inconsolable the entire car ride but when we got there and by the time we left this care facility he was back to his normal happy go lucky little two year old boy. I highly recommend PhysicianOne Urgent Care."

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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