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Food Poisoning Treatment
Food Poisoning Treatment at AFC Urgent Care Louisville
Food Poisoning Symptom Relief in Louisville, CO
Foodborne illness, commonly referred to as food poisoning, is a condition that occurs when contaminated food has been consumed. Food poisoning can cause uncomfortable and painful symptoms that typically pass within 12 to 48 hours. If you have a weakened immune system, an underlying health condition, or the germ you consumed requires antibiotic treatment, you should seek professional medical attention at AFC Urgent Care Louisville.
AFC Louisville can treat food poisoning illness on a walk-in basis. Depending on how severe your symptoms are, our medical providers may replace lost fluids or prescribe antibiotics so you can start feeling better fast. Simply visit the walk-in clinic or book an appointment online.
Food Poisoning Symptoms Treated near Lafayette, CO
We encourage all patients to be aware of the symptoms of food poisoning. Symptoms can be anywhere from mild to severe and generally cause a lot of discomfort. It can be difficult to determine when your illness began, as it could take a few hours or days to start noticing symptoms.
Some of the common food poisoning symptoms we treat include:
Loss of Appetite
Walk-In Food Poisoning Treatment near Superior, CO
If you’re experiencing any of the above symptoms and suspect you may have food poisoning, come visit us at AFC Urgent Care Louisville. Our medical providers can accurately diagnose your condition by asking questions about your symptoms and conducting a physical examination. The clinic is also equipped with the ability to perform stool cultures or blood tests as a part of your diagnosis if necessary.
There are treatment options available at the clinic for food poisoning, including antibiotics and replacing lost fluids. If your symptoms last more than two days, or are worsening overtime, you should seek medical attention. In serious cases of food poisoning, patients may experience diarrhea or vomiting that can result in dehydration. In this case, our team can provide fluids intravenously. If your food poisoning is bacterial, it can be treated by antibiotics which our providers can prescribe.
Visit AFC Urgent Care Louisville for Food Poisoning Treatment
If you have any concern that you’ve consumed contaminated food or drink, visit AFC Urgent Care Louisville for same-day care and symptom relief. The walk-in clinic is open seven days a week. Visit the clinic to have your food poisoning symptoms diagnosed and treated by our team of licensed, board-certified medical providers. For more information about food poisoning treatment, or any other urgent care services we provide, please contact us directly at (720) 961-9700.
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.