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Urgent Care

Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care

Internal Medicine & Urgent Care located in Duarte, CA

Medical emergencies don’t wait, so knowing your closest trusted urgent care center is vital in an urgent medical situation. Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care can provide excellent urgent care at a moment’s notice, offering a wide range of urgent care for non-life-threatening diseases and injuries. Call Ulin Sargeant, MD, MPH, and her helpful staff at the office in Duarte, California, ahead, if possible, so they can prepare for your arrival, or contact them online for a telemedicine appointment. Call the office today, or make an appointment online for more information.

Urgent Care Q & A

What is urgent care?

If you have an injury, illness, or condition that requires immediate attention but is not life-threatening, urgent care is a great option. Urgent care represents an alternative to spending more money and endless hours waiting in an emergency room. At Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care, you can get many of the same procedures and the same quality of care you’d receive at an emergency room.

What types of urgent conditions can you treat?

The experienced practitioners at Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care can perform a wide range of procedures and treatments. The most common conditions treated through urgent care include:

  • Strep throat
  • Rash or dermatitis
  • Allergies
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Lice or scabies
  • Pink eye
  • Asthma
  • Sinus infection
  • Ear infection
  • Yeast infection
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Flu
  • Canker sore
  • Nail fungus
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Pneumonia
  • Cellulitis or skin infections
  • Acne or other skin conditions
  • Mild joint or muscle injuries, like sprains and strains
  • Hives or urticaria
  • Sore throat
  • Blood work orders

If you experience a loss of or change in consciousness, difficulty breathing, or chest pains, call 911 immediately, or visit an emergency room immediately.

What can I expect at an urgent care appointment?

If you visit the practice for urgent care, you can expect to be seen promptly by a caring, compassionate practitioner. Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care is founded on the principle of treating the whole person, not just their symptoms, so keeping you calm and comfortable will be a top priority as your practitioner examines and treats you. Even in cases that require urgent intervention, you’ll still get plenty of face time with your practitioner, to ensure you understand your treatment options and your condition.

You can also make an urgent care telemedicine appointment on short notice, to speak with Dr. Sargeant and her staff at their earliest availability from the comfort of your own home.

Don’t wait for an emergency to decide on your go-to urgent care clinic. Call the office today to learn more, or set up an appointment with the online scheduling tool.