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Sick Visits Specialist

Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma

Pediatrics located in Claremore, OK

When your child has a health condition that needs treatment right away, visit the experts at Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma in Claremore, Oklahoma. Whether your child needs treatment for injuries or illnesses, the team provides same-day sick visits so your child can be seen and treated quickly. To schedule a sick visit, call the office.

Sick Visits Q & A

What is a sick visit?

Sick visits are visits to the Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma for treatment of a sickness or injury. These appointments often require urgent or prompt care. 

Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma provides comprehensive and accessible care for your child. They have four providers that specialize in pediatric health and usually have three providers at the office each day. This schedule allows the practice to have the flexibility to provide same-day appointments to manage your child’s unexpected illness or injury.

When should I schedule a sick visit?

You should schedule a sick visit at Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma anytime you have concerns about your child’s health and well-being. The practice cares for children of all ages, including newborns, children, and teens.

Common reasons to bring your child in for sick visits include:

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Rashes
  • Bad coughs
  • Earaches
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Minor injury or accident

Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma also provides expert care for allergies and asthma. You may bring your child in for a sick visit if they’re experiencing an allergy or asthma flare-up. 

Sick visits treat urgent medical problems that aren’t serious. For medical emergencies such as shortness of breath, dangerous injuries, and chest pains, you should bring your child to the emergency room immediately.

What happens during a sick visit?

When you bring your child in for a sick visit, your provider asks about the symptoms your child is experiencing and performs a physical exam. Your provider may also request diagnostic tests, such as lab work for an infection or X-rays to rule out a fracture.

After your child’s exam, their provider at Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma reviews their findings with you and offers treatment recommendations. Treatment may include rest, over-the-counter medication, or a prescription. 

When needed, the specialists at Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma make referrals to other health professionals to ensure your child gets the care they need to manage their illness or injury. 

Your provider may schedule a follow-up appointment to monitor your child’s recovery and adjust their treatment plan as needed.

When your child needs prompt health care for an illness or injury, call Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma to schedule a same-day sick visit today.