Mira Healthcare Resources
Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.
Can I Go To Urgent Care For An Annual Physical?
An annual physical is a yearly doctor’s appointment, where your overall health and wellness are assessed. While urgent care clinics are meant to be for responsive medicine, many offer preventative care visits such as annual physicals.
Arm Soreness After COVID-19 Vaccine? You’re Not Alone.
When getting an injection, site reaction (soreness, redness, etc) is not uncommon. Depending on your occupation, the reaction can cause some discomfort that could interfere with your job or daily activities. There's an increasing trend of social signals indicating that injection site soreness and muscle aches 24-48 hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as the most common adverse reaction.
Should I Go To Urgent Care For A Yeast Infection?
A vaginal yeast infection is a fungal infection that causes irritation, discharge, and intense itchiness of the vagina and the vulva — the tissues at the vaginal opening. Yeast infections are mainly caused by a yeast-like fungus named Candida or Monilia. This fungus is a normal resident of your body. You can treat a yeast infection at multiple urgent care centers including CityMD, ProHealth Urgent Care, Minute Clinic, and more.
How Much Do Stitches Cost At Urgent Care Without Insurance?
Stitches are used to close wounds on the skin and can be done at urgent care facilities if the wound is not severe. Based on our research, the average cost for stitches at an urgent care facility ranges from $165 to $415.
Should I Go To Urgent Care For A Sprained Ankle?
A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way, thereby leading to stretches or tears in your ankle ligaments. Treatment for a sprained ankle depends on the severity of your injury but generally consists of self-care and over-the-counter medication for minor injuries and more serious medical evaluation for severe injuries.
Should I Go To Urgent Care Or The Emergency Room?
When it comes to deciding if you should visit the emergency room or urgent care, it largely depends on the symptoms and situation you are facing. If you are in an emergency situation, you should visit an emergency room. If you are not experiencing an emergency situation and the hours are between 8 AM and 5 PM, you may want to consider visiting an urgent care center. The average urgent care visit costs patients $71-125 for basic care, with additional costs added for shots, x-rays, and labs. The average emergency room visit costs $1,318.
Should I Go To Urgent Care For A UTI?
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is any type of infection that occurs in your urinary system. Mira’s secondary research indicates that the cost of UTI diagnosis and treatment can exceed $300 at urgent care clinics. Many urgent care clinics such as CityMD, ProHealth, GoHealth, MedExpress, and more offer UTI treatment.
How Much Does A Strep Test Cost At Urgent Care?
A rapid strep test involves swabbing the throat and running a test on the swab. Rapid strep tests are available at urgent care centers and doctor’s offices. They are used to identify if a person has strep throat. If positive, the doctor can then prescribe antibiotics.
How Much Does CityMD Cost Without Insurance?
The cost to visit CityMD without insurance is $200 or more. You can expect to be billed a few more hundred dollars if x-rays are provided or getting tested for STD or blood work is done in the clinic. The average wait time for CityMD is 30 minutes to 1.5 hours. CityMD accepts various insurance plans.
How Much Does An EKG Cost At Urgent Care?
An EKG or ECG (electrocardiogram) records the electrical signal from your heart to check for different heart conditions. Electrodes are placed on your chest to record your heart's electrical signals, which cause your heart to beat. This article has a price breakdown of the out-of-pocket cost for an EKG at major urgent care centers such as Centura, MedExpress, American Family Care, CityMD, FastMed, and more.
How Much Does An X-Ray Cost At CityMD?
An X-Ray is a type of test used to image the internal structures of your body — particularly your bones. If you do not have insurance, the average cost of an X-Ray at CityMD is $200. If you have insurance, the cost will depend on your co-pay.