There are many more back to school vaccines than their used to be and ones that we thought were one time shots have ended up needed a booster. The bottom line is that children need to be immunized to prevent them from getting or transmitting dangerous illnesses. At the beginning of the school year, you will need to provide a copy of your child's immunization records. I have to be honest, there are … [Read more...] about Back to School Vaccines – Get Ready
It is summertime in Oceanside, technically. Even though it isn't altogether warm just yet, you still should know what to do if you step on a jellyfish. Getting stung in the water is a possibility, for sure. The jellyfish are alive and on patrol. However, what people do not realize is that if you step on a jellyfish, even if it is a dead jellyfish, it is likely you will get stung. Postmortem … [Read more...] about What To Do If You Step On A Jellyfish
You know we have always had a medical vitamin bar, don't you? Well, if not, you are in for a treat because I'm going to tell you all about it. If you did know about it, then you will be tickled pink to find out that we have some exciting new additions. These will get and keep you feeling your best. What's new at the medical vitamin bar Glutathione injections: What is glutathione and … [Read more...] about Come Get Boosted at our Medical Vitamin Bar
Sometimes, as we age, we forget that there is such a thing as yearly wellness/preventative exams. Remember when we used to go every year as a child? Now, those days seem so far away. However, they are helpful, necessary, and, at Oceanside Urgent Care, convenient. It is understandable why you may need a yearly exam when you are a child. Vaccinations and growth milestones are pretty … [Read more...] about Wellness/Preventative Exams – You know you ought to
If you are anything like me, Botox is exactly what you want. I know I started looking for it and it can get extremely expensive. In fact, it can get cost prohibitive to the point where you just give up. However, in my search, I finally found some cheap Botox. Better still, it is available right in my neighborhood at Oceanside Urgent Care. If you want fewer wrinkles, and aren't willing to put out … [Read more...] about Cheap Botox: Where Can I Get Some?
We get to a certain age and things are not like they were before. Hormone replacement therapy becomes an option. For women, as we enter menopause, our estrogen levels plummet. For men, it is their testosterone. Here we explore the symptoms alleviated with hormone replacement and the various types available. Female hormone replacement therapy: Age we age, we all know the common symptoms of … [Read more...] about Hormone Replacement Therapy is for Men and Women
When you get sick or hurt, it is often impractical to go to your primary care physician....you need an emergency doctor. What am I talking about? You know what happens. Something crops up overnight or gets so severe it can't be ignored. Or there is an accident. You can't predict these things and you don't have a few days to a week to wait for an appointment with your primary care physician. This … [Read more...] about What to look for in an emergency doctor?
You know what it is like, your special day is coming up. It could be any special day....your birthday where you have a big party planned...your wedding...Mine was senior prom. I woke a few days before the big event to a HUGE pimple right in the middle of my forehead. Boy, did I need an emergency zit shot. Back when I was in school, I had no idea what to do. My mom prepared some hot compresses and … [Read more...] about Emergency Zit Shot: Don’t Let A Pimple Ruin Your Special Day
Do you know what a walk in clinic is? If you don't, I don't know where you have been living for the last 20 years. In southern California, it is one of the main ways that the average person accesses medical care. Usually, with a walk in clinic, they are covered on your insurance, even though you may have a primary care physician. See which ones are covered under your plan. This is my usual … [Read more...] about Oceanside Urgent Care: When you need a walk in clinic
Everywhere I go, I keep hearing about getting a B-12 shot. I was out with a friend and it was that time of the afternoon. You know, around 3:00, 3:30 and no matter how hard you try, you cannot stop yawning. We were out in Oceanside shopping around the antique stores on Pacific Coast Highway....oh did I mention that she has 3 kids. By 3:00, I was begging for a coffee and a pastry, and some quiet. … [Read more...] about What is a B-12 Shot and How Can I Get One?