Influenza Treatment Available to Both Residents and Visitors of Maui, Hawaii
For both adults and children in Maui, HI, receiving proper influenza treatment is vital. Influenza, also commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection that attacks the respiratory system, affecting many areas of the body, including the nose, throat, and lungs. While influenza may not have lasting effects on some of the patients it infects, untreated, it can lead to numerous life-threatening complications, such as pneumonia.
At Urgent Care West Maui, our experienced and knowledgeable doctors are trained to provide personal treatment for influenza and a number of other non-emergency conditions, such as strep throat, rashes, fractures, sunburns, and sprains, fast and efficiently in our urgent care center conveniently located in Maui, Hawaii. We do not require appointments, and there is often only a minimal wait to be seen by one of our medical professionals. What’s more, during each visit, our doctors will take the time to provide the medical care patients deserve, such as a comprehensive examination. Through this physical exam, our doctors can look for various signs and symptoms of the flu in order to create a viable influenza treatment plan. Some of these signs and symptoms include:
- A fever
- A headache
- Nasal congestion
- A sore throat
- Aching muscles
- A persistent cough
- Chills and sweat
Once the flu is confirmed, influenza treatment can begin. While bed rest and the consumption of fluids is recommended most to help treat the flu, our doctors may supplement treatment with some antiviral medications to help shorten the flu or anti-inflammatory pain relievers to help provide relief for some of the symptoms.
Visit Urgent Care West Maui today to receive treatment for influenza or a variety of other non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. We are open 365 days a week and treat both visitors and residents of Maui, Hawaii.