When to Visit an Urgent Care Doctor

How your urgent care doctor in Reno, NV, can help you

When you are sick, it’s difficult to know whether you will get better without treatment, or whether you need to see the doctor. Should you stay home, or should you go to a clinic? Your urgent care doctor has the expertise you need. Dr. Ali Nairizi at Reno Tahoe Pain Associates Team in Reno, NV, provides a wide range of urgent care services to help you.

You should visit an urgent care doctor if you have:

  • A fever or the flu
  • Red or irritated eyes
  • Allergies or asthma
  • Experienced an accident or fall
  • Experienced a sports and vehicular injury
  • A cut that may need stitches
  • Mild to moderate breathing problems
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • A severe sore throat
  • Coughing or wheezing
  • Headaches or sinus issues
  • A skin rash or infection
  • Experienced a strain or sprain
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • A urinary tract, bladder, or kidney infection
  • Vomiting or dehydration

An urgent care doctor can also provide other services, including:

  • COVID testing
  • Orders for lab testing and review of lab results
  • Orders for imaging studies to evaluate an injury
  • Prescriptions for medications to help you recover
  • Referrals to visit specialists

Your urgent care doctor can help you feel better when you have an acute or chronic illness or disease. Urgent care is an excellent alternative to sitting in an emergency room. Consider that when you choose urgent care, treatment will often:

  • Be quicker, with a shortened time in the waiting room
  • Be more cost effective, with treatment usually costing less than an emergency room
  • Be more comprehensive because urgent care doctors can often devote more time to your care

To learn more about the urgent care services and how your urgent care doctor can help you, call Dr. Ali Nairizi at Reno Tahoe Pain Associates Team in Reno, NV. You can reach him in the office by calling (775) 384-1127, so call today.