Have you ever asked the following question?

“How can I tell if I have strep throat?” Chandler, AZ, has a new way to find the answer: a state-of-the-art FastMed walk-in clinic on South Arizona Ave can give you a quick and proper diagnosis. Strep throat is contagious disease that can easily spread among people. It can affect anyone, but children are the most susceptible.

Common symptoms of strep throat include:

  • fever and chills

  • a red sore throat (may have white patches)

  • swollen and tender glands in your neck

  • painful swallowing

  • headache, nausea, achiness and loss of appetite

Strep throat can also be accompanied by a rash. FastMed can conduct a strep throat test to determine if you do, in fact, have strep throat, The National Institute of Health (NIH) recommends staying home and avoiding contact with anyone until you have been on prescribed antibiotics for a minimum of 24 hours. Because strep throat spreads through contact with fluids from the nose or from saliva, it’s also a good idea to purchase a new toothbrush to get rid of any remaining bacteria. Strep throat is a painful condition that nobody wants to experience. The NIH explains strep throat as “a disease that causes a sore throat (pharyngitis)—it is an infection with a germ called Group A streptococcus bacteria.” 

FastMed Urgent Care Helps Address This Problem—”How to Tell if I Have Strep Throat”

Identifying strep throat early is crucial for relief and healing. Stop in to our state-of-the-art walk-in clinic in Chandler, AZ, and we can conduct a Rapid Stress Test with on-site lab work, so we can can address the following: How to tell if I have strep throat. We can determine if you have strep throat in as few as 10 minutes.

If we determine that you have strep throat, our doctors can prescribe an antibiotic.

FastMed Urgent Care requires no appointment to be seen and treated. We have extended hours during the week and are open on the weekends and holidays to accommodate you. Our experienced medical staff is knowledgeable about current family medicine, diagnoses, and treatments. We accept most major insurance providers and promise to deliver caring and prompt medical care to you and your family. We are open when you need us and ready to provide high-quality service in under an hour, so search no further, Chandler, AZ.

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