Do you have a cough that you just can’t shake? Is your child staying up all night with coughing fits? A respiratory illness may be the culprit. However, there are many common respiratory illnesses and by visiting AM/PM Walk-in Urgent Care you can get a proper diagnosis and we can recommend treatment to help you feel better. In some situations we may even do a Chest X-Ray (CXR) for you here if necessary.
Common Respiratory Illnesses
Most common respiratory infections can be broken down into two many categories: upper respiratory infections and lower respiratory infections. Here is a breakdown of some of the common illnesses we treat at our walk-in clinic:
Upper Respiratory Infections
- Flu (Yes, we have flu tests)
Lower Respiratory Infections
Some respiratory illnesses are more serious than others, but you should seek medical help if you’re suffering from any sort of respiratory issues.
What Are The Symptoms of a Respiratory Illness?
There are a number of symptoms that could indicate you are suffering from a respiratory infection or related illness. Here are a few of the most obvious and noticeable ones:
- Persistent cough that produces mucus/phlegm
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Thick mucus
- Pain or tightness in the chest
If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, you should seek medical help to determine what respiratory illness you are suffering from and to receive the proper care and treatment. AM/PM Walk-in Urgent Care encourages you to come to the clinic even if you don’t have an appointment. We have offices in Bergenfield, Cliffside Park, and North Bergen.