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Same Day Appointments Specialist

Lagniappe Medical Clinic -  - Primary Care Physician

Lagniappe Medical Clinic

Primary Care Physicians & Multi-Specialty Group located in Columbia, SC & West Columbia, SC

If you need same-day medical attention for an illness or injury, but you’re not so sick as to need to go to the ER, then Same is the perfect solution. The highly experienced health care team at Lagniappe Medical Clinic, with offices in Columbia and West Columbia, South Carolina, offers same-day and walk-in Same for you in the familiar surroundings of your primary care center. Call the clinic today to schedule an appointment, or use the online tool.

Same Day Appointments Q & A

What is same day appointments?

Same day appointments is what you need when you have an illness or injury that requires same-day attention, but doesn’t warrant a trip to the emergency room.

If you have symptoms of a heart attack or you have serious injuries, then you definitely need emergency medical attention. Cases where you should always get to the hospital include:

  • Compound fractures where a bone is sticking out of the skin
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • An episode of unconsciousness
  • Bleeding knife wounds
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Feeling suicidal
  • A baby under 3 months old with a fever
  • Moderate-to-severe burns
  • Serious head or neck injuries
  • Severe back pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Symptoms of stroke

However, there are many instances where you might need to be seen quickly for less serious health problems, in which case same day appointments is more appropriate.

What kinds of conditions come under Same?

Same day appointments could cover anything that you don’t think can wait for a routine appointment with your primary care physician. Examples of same day appointments conditions would include:

  • Minor injuries that may need stitches
  • Mild to moderate asthma attacks
  • Eye infections or irritation
  • Flu
  • Fractured toes or fingers
  • Acute, moderate back injuries
  • Severe sore throat
  • Nasty cough
  • Skin rashes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Urinary problems
  • Fever
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Dehydration

These are all conditions that would benefit from prompt medical treatment, but which aren’t life-threatening. In some cases, what starts as a moderate same day appointments problem can escalate into something more serious. For example, a urinary tract infection that’s left untreated could lead to a kidney infection.

Where should I go for same day appointments?

Same day appointments problems often require you to visit a separate same day appointments center rather than your family doctor, but Lagniappe Medical Clinic provides both family medicine and same day appointments services under one roof. Same day appointments are always same-day, and you can just drop in if you have an urgent medical problem.

Whether you have a long-term health issue, non-urgent symptoms, or you need urgent same-day care, Lagniappe Medical Clinic can provide everything you need. Call the clinic today to find out more about same day appointments, or book an appointment online.

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