Urgent Care Services

Urgent Care services offered in Alexandria and Lansdowne, VA

If you become ill, get injured, or experience alarming symptoms and need same-day care, rely on the experts at CN Internal Medicine in Alexandria and Lansdowne, Virginia. The internal medicine, family medicine, and primary care specialists offer same-day urgent care services when time is of the essence. Call today, use the online scheduler, or walk into the CN Internal Medicine office if you have urgent care needs.

Urgent Care Q&A

What is urgent care?

Urgent care at CN Internal Medicine includes medical evaluations and treatments for health concerns requiring same-day care. The CN Internal Medicine team makes time in their schedule to see patients with non-life-threatening emergencies who need immediate medical attention. The CN Internal Medicine specialists have many years of experience in urgent care and primary care.

Why would I need urgent care?

You might need urgent care if you or a family member experiences:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Sore throat with white or red patches
  • High or long-lasting fever
  • Vomiting, nausea, or diarrhea
  • Fractures
  • Open wounds
  • Animal bites
  • Sports injuries
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Severe flu-like symptoms
  • Insect stings
  • Dehydration
  • Mild head injury

If you’re unsure if you need same-day urgent care, call the CN Internal Medicine office. A knowledgeable staff member will happily answer your questions.

What should I expect during urgent care visits?

During urgent care visits at CN Internal Medicine, your specialist offers pain relief if you need it for an uncomfortable medical problem. They weigh you and check your temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. The CN Internal Medicine team reviews your medical history, lifestyle habits, symptoms, accident history, medications, and more during the medical history review portion of your urgent care visit. When completing a physical exam, they evaluate your ears, eyes, throat, breathing, heartbeat, abdomen, limbs, reflexes, and more. Diagnostic tests you might need include X-rays, an ultrasound, an electrocardiogram (EKG), blood tests, or urinalysis. CN Internal Medicine also offers allergy and asthma testing and nasal and throat swabs to screen for illnesses.

What are my treatment options?

Some of the urgent care treatments available at CN Internal Medicine include:

  • Bracing, splinting, and casting
  • Stitches and other wound care
  • Vaccinations
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Breathing treatments
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Inhalers
  • Allergy treatments
  • Injections
  • At-home care counseling

If you need to be admitted to a hospital or require the care of a specialist, the CN Internal Medicine team refers you to the appropriate facility or provider. They follow up with you to ensure you recover properly and receive top-quality care. Call the office today, schedule an appointment online, or walk into the CN Internal Medicine office to take advantage of superior urgent care services.