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Beware of These 5 STDS Jun 1st, 2022

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) spread from person to person through sexual contact. If you aren’t aware that you have an STD, you may unknowingly infect your partners and develop complications that jeopardize your health. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team of experienced physicians offer on-site STD testing services to prevent the spread...

Are My Immunizations Up to Date? May 1st, 2022

Immunizations are an important line of defense against contagious diseases that spread easily to others and negatively impact our long-term health. As the recent COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced, we need to stay current on immunizations to avoid serious illness. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team of physicians offer a full range of immunizations in-office for...

Why Am I Wheezing After a Workout? Apr 1st, 2022

Many people say that regular workouts revitalize their energy and provide a sense of clarity. But if you find that high-impact activity is causing shortness of breath or wheezing, you may have exercise-induced asthma. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team offers diagnostic testing services to evaluate your lung...

Warning Signs of Anemia Mar 1st, 2022

Anemia is one of the most common blood disorders in the United States, affecting more than three million Americans. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team offers on-site blood testing to identify anemia and evaluate your symptoms. You can visit the office by appointment or meet with the walk-in...

Can Asthma Develop in Adulthood? Feb 1st, 2022

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that affects an estimated 6.1 million children in the United States, according to the American Lung Association®. While most common in childhood, asthma can affect your health in adulthood. In fact, adult-onset asthma is a diagnosable condition that affects many people over 50. No...

Why Having a Geriatric Medicine Expert on Your Team Is Important As You Age Jan 1st, 2022

As you get older, your health needs change. For some, these changes can seem sudden and overwhelming. That’s why the team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic specialize in geriatric services that accommodate your health needs as you age. The team understands the toll aging can have on your health...

Here’s What We Screen for During Your Child’s Physical Dec 2nd, 2021

Annual physicals are the first line of defense against chronic diseases in children and adults. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, we offer physical exams for the whole family to ensure everyone is in good health. You schedule routine physicals for your children once a year, even if they’re feeling...

What Happens During Allergy Testing? Nov 1st, 2021

If you’re one of the 50 million people with allergies and struggle to manage your symptoms, it may be time to consider allergy testing. Finding out what’s triggering your persistent sneezing, skin rashes, and other allergy symptoms plays a key role in better controlling your allergies. At Primary Care Walk-In...

Tips for Talking to Your Partner About STDs Oct 3rd, 2021

Entering a new relationship is an exciting time — but also a challenging one. When you and your partner start growing closer and decide to have sex, a conversation about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can seem intimidating. But this is a necessary conversation to protect yourself and your partner from...

Do I Still Need to Get Mammograms? Sep 1st, 2021

Mammograms are an effective screening tool for detecting breast cancer in its early stages, so you have more options for treatment. Our medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic can refer you for a routine mammogram as part of your preventive health care plan to lower your risk for...

When Should I See a Doctor for Respiratory Issues? Aug 3rd, 2021

Any changes in your breathing require a medical evaluation to be on the safe side, especially if your issues come on suddenly or won’t go away. The providers at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic recommend that you schedule a diagnostic evaluation for respiratory issues as soon as possible, so you...

Am I A Good Candidate for Botox®? Jul 4th, 2021

Botox® is a popular injectable treatment that can enhance the aesthetics of your face in just one visit. The aesthetic specialists at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic specializes in in-office Botox treatments to address common skin flaws that affect how you feel about your appearance. Our team carefully evaluates your...

5 STDs You Can Screen for Right Now Jun 13th, 2021

While no one sets out to contract a sexually transmitted disease, an estimated one in five people in the United States have one. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team offers discreet, on-site STD screenings to quickly identify an infection that needs treatment. We can also customize a treatment...

What to Expect During Your COVID-19 Test May 13th, 2021

While there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, the COVID-19 pandemic is still a serious threat to the health of people around the world. If you think you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus and still aren’t vaccinated, it’s important that you get tested.  Our team at Primary Care...

5 Tips for Preventing a UTI Apr 7th, 2021

Persistent pelvic pain or burning during urination might be an indication you have a urinary tract infection (UTI). To prevent additional complications of a UTI, our experienced physicians at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic offer on-site testing and treatment services with no appointment needed. Our providers can also give you...

Get the Jump on Spring Allergies Through Testing Mar 12th, 2021

If you’re not looking forward to spring because of the constant sneezing and watery eyes your allergies cause, consider the benefits of the allergy testing available at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic. Our team offers allergy testing on-site to better understand what’s triggering bothersome allergy symptoms. By identifying the substances...

The Many Causes of a Sore Throat Feb 7th, 2021

There are a lot of reasons your throat may be sore and if the condition isn’t letting up, it’s time for you to schedule a diagnostic evaluation. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, our team of physicians provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for the various causes of a sore...

Start the New Year Off Right with a Preventive Physical Jan 21st, 2021

There’s no better way to kick off a new year than by checking in with our team at Primary Care Walk-In Clinic. Annual physicals are a great way to get the peace of mind you’re healthy and not at risk for serious health complications. Annual preventive physicals are also an...

Understanding Immunotherapy Dec 6th, 2020

If you have chronic allergies that cause moderate to severe symptoms, you may be looking for a reliable alternative to allergy medications. The medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic offers comprehensive care for different types of persistent respiratory issues, including allergies. One treatment option that may work for...

What Can I Do About Erectile Dysfunction? Nov 4th, 2020

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common sexual health issues affecting males. As many as 30 million men in the United States experience difficulties getting or maintaining a firm erection for sex. At Primary Walk-In Medical Clinic, the experienced medical team has extensive experience diagnosing and treating the...

Should I Be Tested for COVID-19? Oct 9th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a flood of information — many details of which continue to change as the medical community constantly learns more about the new, highly contagious virus. The medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic offer on-site, drive-up services for COVID-19 testing for your safety and...

When Your Cut Needs Medical Care Sep 9th, 2020

It’s unlikely that you’ll go through life without a few cuts and scrapes. While many people get minor cuts from falls or accidents around the house that don’t need attention, there may come a time when a cut is more serious than you realize. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic,...

Running Hot — The Benefits of Getting Help for a Fever Aug 10th, 2020

A fever is a side effect of many types of illness and disease. Because a fever can be a warning sign of something serious, it’s always best to seek an accurate diagnosis when your body temperature is running hot. The medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic offers urgent...

Understanding Your Risks for Diabetes Jul 23rd, 2020

Diabetes is a chronic disease that needs medical management. If left uncontrolled, both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious and long-term health complications, including heart disease and premature death. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, the skilled practitioners offer comprehensive care for diabetes through their chronic...

6 Tips for Better Managing Asthma Jun 26th, 2020

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult for you to breathe. At Primary Care Walk-in Medical Clinic, the skilled physicians understand how frightening an asthma attack can be. They provide urgent care services to restore your breathing ability and protect your respiratory health. The Primary Care Walk-in Medical Clinic...

Why Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections are Most Common in Women and Seniors May 22nd, 2020

Urinary tract infections can develop in anyone at any time. However, recurrent infections may become a problem for women and the elderly. At Primary Care & Walk-In Medical Clinic, the skilled team of physicians offers comprehensive care for people of all ages suffering from discomfort and pain of a urinary tract infection. The...

5 Tips to Avoid Headache and Migraine Triggers Mar 16th, 2020

While pain from migraines and headaches often seem to come out of nowhere, you may be unaware of the many triggers in your environment that are contributing to your condition. At Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, the experienced medical team often diagnoses and treats pain relating to recurrent headaches and...

Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Solution for Your Debilitating Menopausal Symptoms Feb 24th, 2020

The symptoms associated with the hormone fluctuations of menopause can be overwhelming and even debilitating for some women.   The medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic, located in Gilbert and Fountain Hills, Arizona, understands the impact menopause-related symptoms have on your quality of life and offers treatment solutions, including...

5 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Falls as You Age Jan 4th, 2020

If you’re worried about falling, you aren’t alone. Over one in three men and women age 65 and up fall each year, making it the leading cause of injury in older adults. But just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean it’s only a matter of time before you fall too....

Botox: A Quick and Effective Holiday Pick-Me-Up Dec 3rd, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching, your days are packed with activities: planning and attending parties, shopping for gifts, visiting with family and friends … the list seems endless. During the most festive time of year, it’s natural to want to look and feel your best. But with all the busyness...

Who Needs an STD Test and How Often? Nov 1st, 2019

Even with safe sex practices and proper condom usage, the World Health Organization estimates that nearly one million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are acquired each day. The good news is that many of these cases are easily detected and easily treated.  Because routine STD testing plays a...

Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year Oct 1st, 2019

If you’ve ever had the flu you know how miserable it is, literally knocking you off your feet for days with a fever, coughing, sore throat, and body aches. But do you fully understand the medical risks involved?  According to the CDC, the 2017-18 flu season saw 900,000 people hospitalized...

The Importance of Routine Mammograms Sep 1st, 2019

Mammograms remain the most important tool for diagnosing breast cancer in its earliest stages for most women, yet many women skip their routine mammogram appointments or avoid having them altogether. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to mark that event, we’re dedicating this post to raising awareness about...

How Infertility Affects Your Mental Health Aug 20th, 2019

For many couples, bringing a baby into the world is a joyous occasion. However, as many as 15% of couples in the United States struggle to conceive after 12 months of trying. While it may seem as though there’s a lot of fun in trying to get pregnant, when you...

Back to School Tips for Kids With Asthma and Allergies Aug 8th, 2019

Sneezing, wheezing, coughing, and misery associated with asthma and allergies can disrupt your child’s learning. They may miss a lot of days due to these symptoms and even if they do make it in, may have trouble concentrating due to feeling poorly. At Primary Care Walk, we want to help...