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Acute Illnesses And Conditions Specialist

Essencia Family Practice and Immediate Care Clinic

Olusesan Olotu, MD

Family Medicine located in Carrollton, TX

Illnesses can strike without warning. When you fall sick, you need a health partner who can give you timely, comprehensive, compassionate, and evidence-based care. At Essencia Primary Care and Immediate Care Clinic, Carrollton, Texas, we offer same day appointment for all sick patients with acute illnesses including cold symptoms, cough, sore throat, flu, allergies, gastroenteritis, ear, skin and bladder infections, to name a few. Call today or schedule an appointment online.

Acute Illnesses and Conditions Q & A

What are the common acute conditions treated at Essencia?

As a family Practice clinic, we have expertise in treating all minor acute illnesses or condition. The common conditions we treat include, but not limited to, flu, cough, sore throat, pink eye, runny nose, allergies, diarrhea, vomiting, ear infection, bladder infection, skin infection, cuts, bruises, sprains and strains.

Go to the Emergency Room If you think you are severely ill. Call 911 if you think you are having a heart attack, stroke, if you had a seizure, or you have suffered a severe head injury.

When do I need to see a doctor for my acute illness?

You should call your doctor if you or your child has one or more of the following conditions:

  • If you have symptoms that are severe or unusual
  • If you have persistent fever, lethargy or unable to keep liquids or food down
  • If your sick child is younger than 3 months of age and has fever or is lethargic
  • If you are at risk of serious complications due to suppressed immunity
  • If you have tried over-the-counter medications but your symptoms are not better