Sick Visits Specialist in Tamarac, FL

At AAA Urgent Care, we recognize the paramount importance of ensuring the health and well-being of your children. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care for your little ones, especially when they are not feeling their best. Our sick visits are tailored to meet the unique healthcare needs of your children, and we take pride in offering top-notch treatment.

When should I bring my child in for a sick visit?

Parents often grapple with the decision of when to bring their child in for a medical evaluation, especially when faced with the uncertainty of their little one’s health. At AAA Urgent Care, we are here to provide you with guidance and support. Our aim is to offer same-day sick visits for children whenever possible, ensuring that your child receives timely and expert care.

If your child is experiencing any of the following symptoms, it may be prudent to consider a sick visit:

  • Abdominal Pain:Persistent or severe abdominal pain can indicate an underlying issue that requires medical attention.
  • Abnormal Urine or Stool: If you notice unusual changes in your child’s urine or stool, it may warrant a medical assessment.
  • Injuries: From bruises, cuts, fractures, scrapes, to sprains, injuries should be evaluated to determine the extent of damage and necessary treatment.
  • Chest Pain: Chest pain, even in children, should never be ignored. Prompt evaluation is crucial to rule out any serious conditions.
  • Cold and Flu Symptoms: Persistent cold or flu symptoms that are causing discomfort or worsening should be assessed.
  • Dehydration: Signs of dehydration, such as excessive thirst, dry mouth, or reduced urination, should not be overlooked.
  • Diaper Rash: If diaper rash becomes severe or doesn’t improve with home care, it’s advisable to seek medical advice.
  • Diarrhea: Persistent or severe diarrhea can lead to dehydration and should be addressed promptly.
  • Ear Issues: Earaches, ear congestion, or ear infections can cause significant discomfort and may require treatment.
  • Loss of Appetite: A sudden and extreme loss of appetite can be a concerning symptom and should be evaluated.
  • Eye Infections or Irritations:Redness, discharge, or irritation of the eyes may indicate an eye infection that requires attention.
  • Fever: A persistent or high fever should be assessed, especially if accompanied by other concerning symptoms
  • Migraines: Severe or recurrent headaches, including migraines, may warrant evaluation and management.
  • Severe Cough: A persistent, severe cough can be a sign of an underlying issue and should be addressed.
  • Sore Throat: Persistent or severe sore throats, especially when accompanied by other symptoms, should be examined.
    If you are unsure whether your child’s symptoms necessitate a sick visit, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide guidance and support for your child’s health. For newborns with a fever, we consider this a medical emergency and recommend immediate care at the nearest emergency room.

    Your child’s well-being is our priority at AAA Urgent Care, and we are committed to being your trusted partner in pediatric healthcare.

Do I need to bring my child into the clinic if they are sick?

Great question! If you do not feel comfortable bringing your already sick child into the doctor’s office in case their symptoms become worse, you can utilize our virtual office visit resources! With our virtual office visits, you can have an appointment with one of our fantastic pediatricians, whether at home, in the park, or at grandma’s place! Virtual office visits are designed to bring the clinic to you for your convenience and safety. Of course, if your child’s condition requires hands-on care, an in-office appointment will be required.

Where can I take my child for a sick visit?

If you are looking for a trustworthy pediatric clinic with a cheerful and optimistic atmosphere to bring your child in for a sick visit, look no further than AAA Urgent Care. For a full rundown of the staff we employ at AAA Urgent Care, visit our About Us page! AAA Urgent Care is located at 8229 NW 88th Ave., Tamarac, FL.

Will insurance cover my child’s sick visit?

Most medical insurance companies should provide coverage for your child’s sick visit! Still, it is a good idea to verify with your benefits provider that your visit will be covered before you come in for your appointment. At AAA Urgent Care, you can count on us to accept most health insurance plans, including United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Coventry, Neighborhood HealthCare, Medicare, Care Credit and AMed! Our friendly staff will gladly assist you in filling out any insurance forms when you come in for your appointment.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with us at AAA Urgent Care for a sick visit for your child, please do not hesitate to call us or book an appointment online! Our clinic is located at 8229 NW 88th Ave., Tamarac, FL. We are open Mon-Fri: 8am-9pm, Sat: 9am-6pm, Sun: 10am-4pm.