Just like any medication, vaccinations can cause side effects that should be taken into consideration before adults and children get them. For most people, vaccines are extremely safe and a necessary part of preventing diseases. However, some people (specifically those with compromised immune…Read More
Upset stomach and diarrhea are extremely common in children of all ages and can be due to a variety of causes. When deciding whether or not to send your child to school with diarrhea, you should always use your best judgement. But as a rule of thumb, if your child feels sick and has diarrhea, it is…Read More
Heat exhaustion, which can lead to heat stroke, is not only dangerous, it can be a killer. Everyone is susceptible, and understanding the most common symptoms is usually the best way to avoid this preventable medical emergency. Here is a look at common heat-related illnesses, as well as what to do…Read More
It doesn’t take overly strenuous exercise to pull a muscle. A muscle pull, also called a muscle strain, can happen with everyday movements of your arms, legs, shoulders, neck, and back. Is it a Pulled Muscle? While a muscle pull is not serious and will heal itself over time, identifying a…Read More
The symptoms of a middle ear infection can appear quickly and vary slightly between children and adults. It is also worth noting that children are more likely to have ear infections than adults, with one in four children experiencing an ear infection by the time they reach 10 years-old. …Read More
FastMed’s services address a wide spectrum of urgent care, family, and sports medicine needs. In addition to providing immediate walk-in attention for an injury or illness, FastMed provides routine services including vaccines, labs & X-rays, occupational medicine, and school or sports physicals. Urgent care locations are in Arizona, North Carolina, and Texas.
FastMed clinics hold the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in ambulatory healthcare.