Urgent Care

Urgent Care

Urgent Care services offered in Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, AZ

When you get sick unexpectedly but want to avoid the hassles of the hospital emergency room, you can rely on the urgent care services available at Desert Lotus Clinic. The in-clinic lab ensures that Nadia Poon-Woo, FNP-BC, can promptly and accurately diagnose colds or flu, ear infections, and other acute illnesses. Nadia can also address allergic reactions, asthma attacks, and other complications of a chronic disease through in-office or telehealth urgent care visits. Call the Oro Valley, Arizona, office to schedule an urgent care appointment or book a consultation online.

Urgent Care Q & A

What is urgent care?

Urgent care includes medical services to address unexpected injuries, sudden illnesses, or complications of a chronic disease.

Desert Lotus Clinic offers comprehensive urgent care services for adolescents and adults in the office and through a virtual telehealth platform. Nadia diagnoses and treats a range of conditions that require urgent medical attention, such as:

  • Burns
  • Colds and flu
  • Allergic reactions
  • Ear infections
  • Minor cuts and lacerations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Nadia focuses on identifying the cause of sudden or unusual symptoms and personalizes a treatment plan to jump-start your recovery. She takes a holistic, integrative approach to caring for various illnesses and injuries.

When should I schedule an urgent care appointment?

You should schedule an urgent care appointment at Desert Lotus Clinic if you’re not feeling well and need a diagnosis for symptoms like:

  • Pain
  • High fever
  • Sore throat
  • Wheezing
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sinus pressure, or pain

Nadia also provides in-office services to care for minor wounds, insect or animal bites, and chronic skin conditions like eczema.

If you’re unsure you need an in-office urgent care visit, you can contact the office by phone or schedule a telehealth visit to discuss your symptoms with the staff. 

What can I expect during an urgent care visit?

During your urgent care visit at Desert Lotus Clinic, Nadia reviews your medical history and discusses your symptoms. She also completes a physical exam and may order blood work or other in-clinic lab tests to determine your diagnosis.

Based on your physical and lab results, Nadia may recommend holistic strategies like rest or gentle exercises to relieve your discomfort. She also uses traditional medicine strategies to treat your condition. For instance, she may prescribe antibiotics to clear an ear infection or customize a treatment plan if you have asthma-related breathing issues.

Wound care services are available in the office to prevent infections and support skin healing. If you have an orthopedic injury and need specialized care, Nadia can refer you to a specialist for additional treatment. She also offers in-office K-Laser® therapy to heal musculoskeletal injuries.

You can expect to schedule a follow-up visit so that Nadia can evaluate your progress with treatment and overall recovery. She can meet with you in the office or through the telehealth platform.

Call Desert Lotus Clinic to schedule an urgent care consultation or book an appointment online today.