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Get Asthma Treatment Fast in Waltham, MA

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If you experience uncomfortable asthma symptoms from time to time, it may be a relief to know you have a reputable urgent care center in your community. At PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Waltham, Massachusetts, you can expect top-of-the-line care that’s extremely convenient. We offer walk-in services and we’re open 365 days per year at flexible hours, so you can always get the care you need, when you need it.

Common Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is an inflammatory disease that affects the airways of the lungs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma is very common, with more than 25 million Americans living with the condition. Symptoms include:

  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Trouble speaking
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Rapid breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath

What Causes Asthma Attacks?

There are multiple types of asthma and, depending on the type, its impact can vary. Some people experience mild asthma symptoms frequently while others find that their asthma symptoms come as “attacks” and are triggered by external sources like tobacco smoke, air pollution, mold, pet hair, or dust mites.

When to Seek Medical Attention

If you’re experiencing a mild asthma flare-up, PhysicianOne Urgent Care has you covered. However, you should call 911or go to the nearest emergency room if you experience shortness of breath after very mild physical activity or shortness of breath or wheezing that rapidly worsens.

We’re Here for You

Whether you’re experiencing an asthma attack or simply want to speak with a medical professional about your asthma symptoms, you can count on PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Waltham. For more information or to schedule a Virtual Visit, contact us today at 860-650-3848.

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