Flu Diagnosis & Treatment in Bristol, CT

In Bristol, Connecticut, the urgent care center to visit for prompt flu treatment is PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Our facility is open seven days per week with extended evening hours for your convenience. Plus, we offer a convenient online check-in option, allowing you to get in line right from your phone and wait in the comfort of your home until it’s time to come in. Our urgent care center is staffed with experienced providers, all of whom practice compassionate, individualized care for our patients.

What Are the Symptoms of the Flu?

The symptoms of the flu range from mild to severe, and often come on suddenly. You may experience:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Fatigue
  • Body aches
  • Headaches

Vomiting and diarrhea are other telltale symptoms of the flu, and it’s more common for children than for adults.

How Is the Flu Treated?

Flu treatment typically involves antiviral medication, and it’s most effective if taken within the first 48 hours after the onset of symptoms. By taking antiviral medication early enough, you may lessen the severity of your symptoms and the duration of the illness.

When you come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care for flu treatment, you’ll be promptly seen by one of our practitioners who will conduct an exam to learn about your symptoms. In some cases, your practitioner may administer a rapid flu test, although this isn’t generally necessary. We’ll provide you with a comprehensive treatment plan that will detail the steps to take during your flu treatment, and send any prescriptions to your preferred pharmacy.

Need flu treatment in Bristol? PhysicianOne Urgent Care is here for you. Visit us today to receive the care you need promptly.

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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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