Nizar A Tejani, MD PC
Primary Care & Infectious Disease Specialist located in Stockbridge, GA
Sick visits focus on easing unpleasant and difficult symptoms fast. At Nizar A. Tejani MD PC, the internal medicine and infectious diseases practice of experienced physician Nizar Tejani, MD, MPH, offers comprehensive sick care in the office for your convenience. You can get everything from flu and cold treatments to onsite IV antibiotics for serious infections, so call the Stockbridge, Georgia, office, or book your appointment online today.
Sick Visits Q&A
What are sick visits?
Sick visits provide medical care that you may need when you feel bad or experience a sudden illness. Dr. Tejani is an internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist who has broad-ranging experience in both areas. This uniquely qualifies him to treat all kinds of conditions and illnesses, from mild to severe.
What kinds of conditions do sick visits cover?
Sick visits cover a wide variety of conditions and issues, including:
- Sore throat
- Sinus infections
- Muscle aches
- Respiratory infections
- Abdominal pain
- Acid reflux
- Urinary tract infections (UTI)
- Joint pain
- Infections, such as cellulitis
Sick visits primarily cover acute illnesses, which are usually short-term issues that can nonetheless be quite intense and uncomfortable.
However, if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disease, or another chronic health issue, Dr. Tejani is there to help with any problems that may arise. For example, if you have diabetes and your blood glucose monitoring consistently shows numbers that are too high, booking a physical can help you take any necessary steps to protect your health.
What can I expect during sick visits?
During sick visits, Dr. Tejani begins with a check of your temperature, blood pressure, and other vital signs. He checks your medical history and asks about your current symptoms so he can fully understand how you feel and what your current medical challenges are.
Dr. Tejani performs your exam according to where and what your symptoms are. This may include a check of your ears, nose, throat, lungs, skin, or other areas. Depending on the suspected issue, Dr. Tejani may order blood tests, imaging tests, or other kinds of diagnostic testing to clarify the specific problem.
After diagnosis, Dr. Tejani prescribes a treatment to relieve your symptoms in fast order. Sometimes, you may simply need lots of fluid and rest at home. But, Dr. Tejani can also prescribe medications to relieve symptoms like sore throat, cough, and runny nose.
You may need oral antibiotics for bacterial infections. For severe bacterial infections and those resistant to oral antibiotics, Dr. Tejani also offers intravenous (IV) antibiotics in the office. As an infectious diseases specialist, he has the extensive knowledge and skills needed to diagnose your specific illness and treat it with the appropriate antibiotic.
For prompt sick care and physicals in a safe environment, call Nizar A. Tejani MD PC, or book your appointment online now.