What is care for common illnesses?
At Gard Wellness Solutions, Brian Gard, PA-C, and his experienced team offer effective treatment and care for a wide range of common illnesses and conditions. These can include upper respiratory and sinus infections, colds and the flu, headaches and migraines, sprains and strains, UTIs (urinary tract infections), ED (erectile dysfunction), and more. If you're in West Palm Beach, FL, or the Orlando, Miami, Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Wellington, FL, areas and need care for common illnesses, contact your nearest office today to schedule an appointment. Let us help you heal, recover, and get back to living a healthy, happy life.
Care For Common Illnesses FAQ
When should you go to the doctor for a cold or flu?
While home remedies, over-the-counter cold and flu medications, rest, and hydration may help you get over a cold or flu, you should consider going to the doctor if you:
- Have a fever that doesn’t get better
- Are having difficulty breathing
- Are experiencing chest pain
- Can’t keep food or liquids down
- Swallowing is painful
- Have a cough you can’t get rid of
- Have a headache and congestion that are persistent
When is a fever considered dangerous?
For adults, a fever is a body temperature that’s over 100.4 degrees. A dangerously high fever is over 104 – 107 degrees. If your fever is that high, you need to seek medical help.
What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
- Pain or a burning feeling when urinating
- Urinating frequently
- Feeling like you have “to go” even with an empty bladder
- Blood in the urine
- Cramping or pressure in the lower abdomen or groin area
How can you tell if you have a sprain?
The four typical symptoms of a sprain include pain, swelling, bruising, limited ability to move the affected joint. Hearing a "pop" sound in your joint at the time of injury may also indicate a sprain.