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During the spring and summer months, the presence of ticks may rise in your community. Ticks can carry several infectious diseases, including Lyme, that can be harmful to humans. If you’re spending time in tick-prone areas this season, it’s important to check for ticks and identify signs of Lyme disease.
At AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst, our providers can help with the removal of ticks and test for potential diseases. The center operates on a walk-in basis and stays open seven days a week, so you can get the care you need, when you need it. Simply walk-in or schedule an appointment online today!Schedule Appointment
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is transmitted to humans through an infected tick. It can cause a wide range of uncomfortable and debilitating symptoms. If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms below, visit AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst for a same-day diagnosis and treatment options.
Common lyme disease symptoms include:
If you have been bitten by a tick and are unable to remove the insect, visit AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst. Our providers can properly remove ticks and evaluate your condition for any symptoms of Lyme disease. To test for Lyme disease, your medical provider will perform a physical examination and run diagnostic tests. The center is equipped with labs on-site, so you won’t have to leave the facility during the diagnostic process!
If your results for Lyme disease come back as positive, there are treatment options available at the clinic to clear the infection and aid your recovery. Our providers can prescribe antibiotics to treat Lyme. Depending on how long you’ve had your symptoms, antibiotics may be prescribed for up to a month. Further testing and treatment may be required if symptoms don’t get better over time.
Have you been bitten by a tick? Come visit us at AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst for tick removal, Lyme testing, a personalized treatment plan! Open seven days a week, you can walk into our center for treatment - no appointment is necessary. We accept most major health insurances and provide cost-effective medical care for those without. For more information about tick bite and Lyme disease treatment, or other services we provide, please call us directly at (201) 345-3839!
With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!
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.