Offering Sore Throat Treatment at Our Franklin, MA, Urgent Care Center

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If you’re experiencing a persistent sore throat, you need prompt care. Luckily, if you’re in Franklin, Massachusetts, or a nearby area, you won’t need to go far to get the first-rate treatment you deserve. Simply visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care, a respected immediate care center that’s been certified by the Urgent Care Association (UCA). As with all of our urgent care services, we offer sore throat treatment on a walk-in basis (with advanced scheduling also available).

Do You Need Professional Sore Throat Treatment?

If you have a sore throat, you may be trying to decide between using natural throat infection remedies and calling a doctor. Throat pain can often be relieved using the following at-home sore throat remedies:

  • Taking over-the-counter pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, or a decongestant
  • Sipping warm liquids (for example, tea or soup)
  • Sucking on a throat lozenge
  • Gargling with salt water

However, if your throat is still sore after a few days, you should reach out to an experienced medical professional, such as the ones at PhysicianOne Urgent Care. After speaking with you about your symptoms, performing an examination, and conducting any necessary lab tests, we’ll recommend the sore throat treatment that’s best suited to your needs. For example, while strep throat treatment generally requires prescription antibiotics, treatment for a sore throat caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may instead involve histamine-2 blockers or antacids.

Industry-Leading Care & Convenience

To find out which sore throat treatment option is right for you, visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s Franklin immediate care center today. You’ll find us at 648 Old West Central Street, near Starbucks. We provide in-person care 365 days per year during extended hours, and we also offer 24/7 Virtual Visits for patients who would prefer to remain at home. Please call us at 860-650-3848 if you have any questions.

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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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