Flu (Influenza) Treatment

Battle the flu effectively with OnPoint Urgent Care Houston. Our experienced medical team offers comprehensive flu treatment, including rapid testing and tailored care, to help you recover quickly and safely.

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Flu (Influenza) Treatment

Service Name: Flu (Influenza) Treatment


Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness that can significantly impact health. OnPoint Urgent Care Houston specializes in diagnosing and treating the flu, offering personalized care to help patients recover swiftly and reduce the risk of complications.

Service Description:

At OnPoint Urgent Care Houston, our experienced healthcare professionals are adept at handling influenza cases. We utilize rapid diagnostic tests to accurately identify the flu and initiate appropriate treatments. Understanding the discomfort and potential risks associated with the flu, our focus extends beyond symptom relief to encompass overall patient health and well-being.

Symptoms of the Flu:

Flu symptoms can be severe and include:

  • High Fever and Chills
  • Persistent Cough
  • Sore Throat
  • Runny or Congested Nose
  • Body and Muscle Aches
  • Severe Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Some individuals, particularly children, may experience vomiting and diarrhea

Comprehensive Treatment Approach:

  • Accurate Diagnosis: Employing rapid influenza diagnostic tests to confirm the presence of the flu virus.
  • Antiviral Medications: When indicated, prescribing antivirals to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms.
  • Symptom Management: Offering recommendations for over-the-counter remedies to alleviate fever, aches, and cough.
  • Hydration and Rest: Advising on the importance of staying hydrated and getting adequate rest to aid the body's recovery.
  • Preventive Counseling: Educating patients on flu vaccines and effective hygiene practices to prevent the spread of the flu.
  • Nutritional Advice: Providing dietary recommendations to support the immune system during recovery.

When to Seek Professional Care:

Medical consultation is crucial if:

  • Flu symptoms are severe, particularly in high-risk groups such as children, the elderly, pregnant women, and individuals with chronic health conditions.
  • Symptoms persist or worsen over time.
  • The patient experiences shortness of breath, chest pain, or severe weakness.

Importance of Timely Intervention:

Prompt treatment is key in managing the flu, especially to prevent complications like pneumonia. Professional medical care ensures comprehensive management of the illness, from symptom relief to addressing potential secondary infections.


At OnPoint Urgent Care Houston, we are committed to providing exceptional care to patients suffering from the flu. Our tailored approach to flu treatment ensures that each patient receives the most effective care for their specific symptoms and health needs.

Your Health is Our Priority:

If you're experiencing symptoms of the flu, visit OnPoint Urgent Care Houston at 3905 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77027. We are here to provide you with expert medical care and guidance. Contact us at 832-810-3000 or visit www.onpointuc.com for more information or to schedule an appointment.


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