When you see your doctor, you want answers, as quickly as possible. At Lake Immediate Care and Clinic, the practice is equipped with X-ray services, as well as an on-site laboratory, to help you get on the road to recovery. Led by Dr. Reginald Ebirim, the team is able to swiftly diagnose and treat patients in Island Lake, Illinois, thanks to X-ray and laboratory capabilities. To learn more, call the office or use the online scheduling tool.
An X-ray is your doctor’s workhorse when it comes to diagnosing your medical problem. An X-ray relies on electromagnetic waves to produce an image of the internal structures in your body, allowing the team at Lake Immediate Care and Clinic to take a closer look inside without having to open the area up.
There is any number of reasons why the medical personnel at Lake Immediate Care and Clinic may turn to an X-ray, including:
As a diagnostic tool, an X-ray helps the medical team confirm or rule out potential causes of your discomfort, allowing them to treat you more quickly.
Your body’s fluids can tell the medical staff at Lake Immediate Care and Clinic an awful lot when it comes to your health, which is why they offer an on-site lab. By examining your blood or urine, your doctor can quickly diagnose:
Ultimately, lab tests can detect most medical issues, if you know what you’re looking for. After reviewing your symptoms and medical history, your doctor narrows down the field of possibilities and uses lab tests to check for markers that can confirm or rule out their initial findings.
The beauty of X-rays is that they provide instant pictures, which means there’s little wait time for results. Just as soon as the pictures are taken, your doctor has them at their fingertips, helping them to assess your problem and come up with a treatment plan as quickly as possible.
When it comes to lab results from urine or blood, it depends entirely upon what your doctor is looking for. If they want to examine your urine for a possible urinary tract infection, they can get those results in minutes. If they’re looking for a more in-depth test, you may have to wait a few days, but the on-site lab at Lake Immediate Care and Clinic gets the ball rolling quickly.
For expert diagnoses using X-ray and laboratory services, call Lake Immediate Care and Clinic or use the online scheduling tool to set up an appointment.