Infections and Illnesses

Infections and Illnesses can appear anytime, often catching us off guard. Navigating through these health concerns may be overwhelming at times. That’s why our team at Carolina Urgent Care focuses on delivering high-quality emergency medical attention in Chapel Hill & Durham, North Carolina.

We’ve tailored our services to help patients deal with health problems, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs), and eye, ear, and throat issues. Our experienced doctors provide a confidential and supportive environment for essential primary care.

From prevention and diagnosis to treatment and follow-up care, we ensure that your health is in great hands. Don’t hesitate to contact us when in need. 

Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are usually caused by the invasion of harmful bacteria into the urinary tract, which includes the urethra, bladder, ureters, and kidneys. The infection typically occurs when bacteria from the rectal area enter the urethra and travel upwards. The most common agent is Escherichia Coli (E. coli), a bacteria that naturally resides in the digestive tract but can cause infection when it enters the urinary system. 

This infection often causes pain while urinating and pressure in the abdominal area. It is crucial to receive medical care promptly since leaving UTI untreated could lead to more severe complications.

At Carolina Urgent Care, we offer a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of UTIs. Reach out to us or visit our walk-in clinic for more information.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Infections

Sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs) are the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that affect reproductive organs. These are usually spread through sexual activity, sharing needles, or from mother to child during childbirth or breastfeeding.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 million STIs and STDs are acquired every day worldwide, and most are asymptomatic.

If left untreated, they could have serious health consequences. Having STD tests regularly can help detect any issues promptly and avoid complications. 

Regular preventative screenings allow you to take control of your health and start prompt treatment if needed. At Carolina Urgent Care, STD and STI testing is performed with utmost care for privacy and comfort. Don’t hesitate to take care of your well-being by contacting us or visiting our walk-in clinic.

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Eye, Ear, & Throat Issues

Eye, ear, and throat problems can be caused due to physical injuries or are often signs of an underlying issue. Depending on the extent of your injury and its root cause, treatment may vary from compresses and over-the-counter medication to prescription antibiotics or medical procedures. 

At Carolina Urgent Care, we offer a comprehensive care approach to these concerns.

Our expertise and equipment allow us to provide you with the specialized attention you need. Whether you’re seeking pain relief or addressing any kind of infection, our team is here to help you. 

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Treatment for Infections and Illnesses in Chapel Hill & Durham, North Carolina

If you want a diagnosis or start treatment for an infection or illness, our team at Carolina Urgent Care is ready to welcome you. Let us help you recover your health.

Don’t hesitate to contact us. You can visit our clinics in Chapel Hill, Durham, or schedule an appointment online.

1840 M.L.K. Jr Blvd,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
5234 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC, 27712

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