Sick visits present a quick and convenient way to meet with your doctor if you catch the flu or COVID-19. At B Med Mobile Service, a mobile medical office serving Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, concierge medicine doctor Yolanda Bryant, MD, offers same-day sick visits to teenagers and adults. If you’re feeling under the weather, Dr. Bryant can identify the cause and make treatment recommendations. Call the mobile office today to schedule a sick visit or book one online.
A sick visit is a medical checkup that assesses a specific symptom –– like a stubborn cough or fever.
Most minor illnesses improve with rest, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking over-the-counter medication. But if your illness continues or gets worse, contact Dr. Bryant at B Med Mobile Service right away.
At B Med Mobile Service, Dr. Bryant uses sick visits to diagnose various health problems, including:
You might also benefit from a sick visit if you have gastrointestinal symptoms like vomiting, nausea, or diarrhea.
Schedule a sick visit with B Med Mobile Service if your symptoms get worse or fail to improve with at-home treatment. That’s especially true if you have a fever higher than 101.3 degrees and it lasts three days or longer.
At B Med Mobile Service, a sick visit begins with a review of your medical records and a discussion of your symptoms. Dr. Bryant will need to know when your symptoms started, if you’ve tried at-home treatments, and if the symptoms are getting worse or better.
Next, Dr. Bryant completes a physical exam. If you have a sore throat, she shines a light in your mouth and collects a swab for lab testing. If you have a cough, Dr. Bryant listens to your lungs with a stethoscope and orders spirometry, a lung function test.
Depending on your symptoms, Dr. Bryant might also order diagnostic imaging, bloodwork, or urinalysis. After making a diagnosis, Dr. Bryant develops a custom treatment plan.
Dr. Bryant develops a custom care plan if she finds an underlying health problem, like strep throat, COVID-19, or the flu, during your sick visit. Conservative treatments are often enough to provide lasting relief. For example, taking anti-inflammatory medication, staying hydrated, and getting plenty of sleep can break a fever.
If you have a viral or bacterial infection, Dr. Bryant might prescribe antibiotics or antiviral medicine.
Call B Med Mobile Service today to request a sick visit, or click the online booking feature to make your appointment.