Illnesses

Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield

Medical Hospital located in Mansfield, TX

Having acute illnesses, such as pneumonia or bronchitis, as well as chronic illnesses like kidney failure, often require you to undergo comprehensive medical treatment. The team of top-rated practitioners at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for all types of illnesses. You’re welcome to walk into this Mansfield, Texas-based hospital for 24/7 urgent or emergency care, or you can call the office today.

Illnesses Q & A

What are the most common illnesses?

An acute illness often occurs when a foreign invader, such as bacteria, fungi, or a virus, enters your body and attack your immune system. But you can also have chronic illnesses that may develop because of a previous acute illness, family history, or certain environmental factors. Some of the most common illnesses treated in urgent care and emergency room settings include:

  • Vertigo
  • High fever
  • Pneumonia
  • Dehydration
  • Common cold
  • Seasonal flu
  • Asthma attacks
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Ear pain or infection
  • Allergic reactions to food
  • Migraines or chronic headaches

No matter what’s causing your illness, you need to know when to see a doctor, so you can get started on treatment quickly and begin your path to recovery.

When should I see a doctor for an illness?

The team at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield can evaluate you if you feel like you’re coming down with something, or if you have a chronic illness that requires ongoing care, such as kidney failure or kidney disease. It’s particularly important to have an evaluation if you experience any of the following issues.

  • Blood in your urine or stool
  • Dizziness or fainting spells
  • Difficulty breathing or wheezing
  • Severe or throbbing head pain
  • Ongoing constipation or diarrhea
  • Fever that lasts for two to three days

You also need to come in right away if your illness symptoms are progressing, aren’t getting any better after several days, or they’re keeping you from work or your daily activities.

How are illnesses treated?

When you visit Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield for your evaluation, the team evaluates you from head to toe. With an on-site lab and full-service radiology department available, the team can often diagnose you on the spot, so you can get started on treatment right away. Treating an illness can include:

  • Antibiotic, antiviral, or antifungal medications
  • Dialysis (if you have kidney failure or kidney disease)
  • Personalized nutrition assessment
  • Allergy shots or epinephrine injections
  • Inhaled corticosteroids
  • Intravenous (IV) fluids
  • Fever-reducing drugs

You may also need vaccination updates, including the seasonal flu shot. Rest assured, the dedicated team at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield work to find the most effective treatment for your specific illness. They even have comfortable observation suites where you can relax and receive the special medical attention you may need for severe illnesses.

Before living another day with symptoms of an illness, see how the team at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield can help. Walk in anytime for urgent care, or call the office today.