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Is it possible to find a same or next day appointment?

Most guests utilizing our services can make an appointment with a top physician in their area within 24 hours of their initial search. This is partially due to the large number of featured physicians we have available through our website.

Will i be able to verify insurance coverage with primary care doctors near me?

Our featured providers accept all commonly used health insurances.

How can i use your website to make all my appointments online?

You can easily confirm visits online directly through our website. Discover a practitioner who is local to you. Make sure the provider you are interested in can offer you clinic hours that fit your schedule. Then choose the clinician who fits all your medical requirements and read reviews so you can go in-person feeling confident about your decisions.

Is there availability for an after-hours or weekend appointment?

We have many providers who offer both after-hours and weekend availability. You can easily search for availability after 5pm Monday-Friday or anytime on Saturdays and Sundays. Some health providers will only offer limited office hours on the weekends, but it should be an adequate amount of time to have an in-person or virtual consultation conducted.

Are there primary care doctors near me offering virtual appointments?

Virtual consultation appointments have become a major advantage to medical treatment. Many of our featured providers do offer virtual visits. This lowers patient to patient contact and exposure. Patients also get direct access to the treatment options they need. Search for a top trustworthy provider near you who can offer telemedicine appointments.

What medical treatment is a pcp involved in?

Finding a trustworthy physician is an important part to staying healthy. They assist the management of your health through preventative health screenings, immunizations, prescription management, chronic disease management, counseling, resources, and referrals when you need it! They also treat common acute diseases and provide early detection of serious illness such as cancer. It is advantageous to build a strong relationship and bond with your doctor. They treat patients on an individual and comprehensive level and building a relationship with a trusted provider over years allows them to better treat you.

When should i start to look for a new healthcare provider?

There can be many reasons pushing you to look for a new provider. Some of them may include:

  • Questions about your health and steps you want to take to get healthier. This could include a physical, blood work, and health screening, an annual exam, or immunization you may be missing. When it comes to Covid-19 speak to your new practitioner about vaccinations and eligibility for the booster.
  • If you have not been feeling mentally or physical well your doctor will be able to prescribe you medication or refer you to a specialist.
  • If you are trying to manage a chronic condition such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity, COPD, asthma, anxiety, or depression, your doctor can help you manage your treatment or know when it’s best to refer you to a specialist. They will help you monitor vitals and blood work to get a full picture of the physiology of your body.
  • If you recently sustained an injury or were in a car accident your doctor will take over treatment after your initial stop to the hospital (if that was necessary)

Which immunization are typically offered by a pcp?

Your common practitioner usually provides a variety of typical immunization in practice. This could include but is not limited to:

  • Hepatitis A/B
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Seasonal flu
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia
  • Tdap (tetanus & diphtheria)
  • Herpes Zoster

Many practitioners also have the Covid-19 vaccination in supply. Speak to your provider about the Covid-19 vaccination that is right for you and whether you qualify for the booster vaccination.

What are some chronic conditions that a pcp can help manage?

Your PCP can help you manage an array of conditions by monitoring your vitals, prescriptions, blood tests, and your overall wellbeing. Always speak to your PCP if you feel like your treatment is not working or begin to feel sicker or “not yourself.”

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Psychotic disorders like Schizophrenia
  • Heart Failure
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • AIDS
  • Hepatitis

Is it possible to prevent alzheimer’s?

Many researchers believe there is not one root cause of Alzheimer’s but an array of genetic and environmental factors that can lead to cognitive decline of patients. One way you can prevent serious Alzheimer’s disease is by finding a good PCP who knows the warning signs and can get you help if they believe you are in the early stages of onset. One of the most known risk factors is age (which cannot be prevented). But Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging. Most patients are 65 and older before getting diagnosed. Family history is also a strong risk factor. The risk increases substantially if more than one member of your family has been diagnosed. As well as genetic factors which are not completely known. Head injury, heart-head connections, and overall healthy aging are a few reasons why researchers believe patient develop Alzheimer’s. Warning signs of the disease include but are not limited to:

  • Memory loss which disrupts daily life and routine
  • Planning and solving problem challenges
  • Difficulty finishing familiar tasks
  • Confusion with place and time
  • Confusion with place and time
  • New problems speaking and writing words that should be familiar
  • Misplacing things and losing ability to retrace steps
  • Poor judgement
  • Social withdraw
  • Changes in personality and mood

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