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Bedford Bronchitis Treatment at AFC Urgent Care
Each year, millions of patients are likely to experience a case of bronchitis that causes an irritating cough, fever, sneezing, and congestion. In fact, US News has found that nearly 5 percent of all adults experience a case of bronchitis each year. Additionally, nearly 9 million U.S adults suffer from chronic bronchitis that significantly impacts breathing and causes detrimental respiratory issues.
Thankfully, the provider team at AFC Urgent Care Bedford can administer bronchitis treatment for patients that experience symptoms that won’t go away through at-home rest. Sometimes, medical intervention is necessary to help fully diagnose the root causes of your bronchitis symptoms.
Bronchitis is a specific infection of the lungs, which causes mucus build up and makes it harder to breathe. Most cases of bronchitis also lead to a mildly painful and irritating cough. Most symptoms last for a few weeks, but patients can visit a local healthcare provider to expedite treatment.
Patients that have any additional questions, or want to book an appointment immediate, can call our local Bedford urgent care and walk-in clinic at (781) 430-8161 to get started! We are equipped with specialized physicians, state-of-the-art equipment, and other resources to treat your symptoms right away!
Bronchitis symptoms treatable at urgent care
Bronchitis is usually caused by the infection of other general illness, which most adults and children usually have during the year. Influenza, common colds, and other upper respiratory illnesses are likely causes of a patient’s bronchitis. Usually, these disease can lead to specific bronchitis symptoms including the following:
Coughing with or without mucus
Soreness in the chest
Feeling tired (fatigue)
Mild body aches
Whenever patients need to get bronchitis care, or determine the cause of their bronchitis, AFC Urgent Care Bedford is here to help. Our Lab Testing Services can help patients diagnose the root cause of your illness to effectively coordinate treatment.
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.