Ace Primary Care & Clinic

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Highly qualified physicians treat a range of Primary Care, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine needs. Most insurance is accepted. No appointment is needed. Ace Urgent Care & Clinic is committed to giving you the most effective primary medical care at the times and places that are most convenient to you. Our hours and locations make us more convenient than private-practice family doctors. We deliver greater value than hospital emergency rooms. And we offer quality care unsurpassed by other primary care clinics.

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01/09/2013

To treat a bee sting, remove the stinger if the stinger is visible. Wash the area with warm water and soap and then apply a cold ice pack. Seek immediate medical attention if severe symptoms develop in the event of a bee sting allergy.

01/06/2013

The Urgent Care Association of America reports that 57% of patients in an urgent care facility wait 15 minutes or less to be seen. This is a significant advantage of most emergency room wait times.

01/03/2013

If you coming across someone who has been injured, it is important to check the victim for any signs of external bleeding. If bleeding is present you will need to apply pressure to the wound with gauze or a terry cloth in order to stop the bleeding. Keep the pressure evenly over the wound until medical attention appears.

12/31/2012

Fever is one of the most common reasons for visiting an Urgent Care facility. To treat a fever, increase fluid intake and use cooling sponges on the skin if necessary. If the fever is above 102 degrees, then urgent care is recommended.

12/28/2012

One of the main benefits of urgent care clinics is that we help reserve America's emergency room resources for extremely serious and life-threatening conditions.

12/25/2012

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious problems in the summer months. If the victim shows signs of shallow breathing, weak pulse, cold skin and dizziness, then move the individual to a cool place and call for medical attention.

12/22/2012

To reduce risks for heat exhaustion and heatstroke drink plenty of water before and after physical activities - especially during summer months - and be aware of signs and symptoms associated with these conditions including headache, nausea, dizziness and fatigue.

12/19/2012

Choosing between an Urgent Care Facility and Emergency Room can be difficult. Before choosing, ask yourself Do I have time to wait and see? and Could I tolerate the way I'm feeling for another 24 hours? If your answers are, Yes, then Urgent Care may be a good option for you.

12/16/2012

How serious does a cut need to be for it to require medical attention? When it doubt, it is recommended you always err on the side of caution. However, if the bleeding can be controlled with simple pressure and the application of a bandage, then professional care might not be necessary.

12/13/2012

In the event of a minor animal bite, wash the area completely with soap and water, use antibiotic cream on the area and then bandage the wound. See a physician immediately if the bite is serious or if the bite wound becomes inflamed or painful.

12/10/2012

To care for a minor black eye, gently place the cold pack over the eye to reduce bruising and swelling. If a black eyed is accompanied by vision problems, excess pain or inflammation, see a physician immediately.

12/07/2012

Urgent medical situations can come about at any time. For this reason it is important for you to be prepared with some information about yourself at all times including what kind and how much of a prescription medication you are taking, the name and phone number of your doctor, any illnesses you have and whether or not you are pregnant.

12/04/2012

Our facilities our staffed by board-certified physicians and staff that have experience dealing with a wide range of illnesses and injuries. From cuts and burns to sprains and infection, you'll be sure to receive top-quality care.

12/01/2012

Emergency room visits can often require you to wait as long as six to eight hours, depending on how crowded the hospital is. However, wait times to see an urgent care doctor are typically less than an hour.

11/28/2012

Immediate care for a nose bleed involves tipping the head back and squeezing the nostrils firmly for 10 minutes. An ice pack can be applied to the back of the neck and a cold compress to the nose. If bleeding persists, then it may be time to visit us.

11/25/2012

Have you checked your first aid kit lately? Some types of items in a first aid kit - especially over-the-counter medications and creams - will eventually expire. If you haven't checked your kit in awhile, take a few minutes for a first aid kit check-up.

11/22/2012

An unscheduled injury or illness doesn't have to mean a visit to the emergency room. For injuries that are not immediately life threatening, an urgent care facility may be able to get the job done at a significantly lower price.

11/19/2012

If you're sick but also very busy, our facility might be a better option than going to see your regular physician. The Urgent Care Association of America reports that 80% of all visits to an urgent care facility are 60 minutes or less in duration.

11/16/2012

If an over-dose or exposure/ingestion of poisonous substances occurs, it is important to call a poison control center immediately. Instructions on what to do to reduce the effects of the poison will depend on the type of poison.

11/13/2012

One of the main advantages of visiting an urgent care doctor instead of going to the emergency room is that urgent care centers are typically much more affordable.

11/10/2012

With sprains, a cold compress or ice applied immediately after the injury and elevating the arms or legs will help reduce swelling. Speaking with a medical professional in a timely manner after the injury will help you be sure that you do not have a permanent injury.

11/07/2012

You can never be sure when a situation will arise that requires you to employ your first aid skills. Knowing what to do in a particular scenario could save your life or the life of another. When it comes to injuries that are severe, it is the first few minutes that are most crucial. This is why the need to act fast and know what to do come into play.

11/04/2012

If you are unsure as to whether an urgent care clinic can accommodate your specific condition, it is a good idea to call in advance, since medical staff can advise you accordingly.

11/01/2012

Accidents in the kitchen are a common problem in households with younger children. To reduce risks for child-related kitchen accidents, use a baby gate to keep kids out of the kitchen while you are cooking and place child-safety locks on cabinets and drawers.

10/29/2012

If you have a nasty bruise, consider elevating the point of impact and using ice to help reduce swelling.

10/26/2012

According to a 2009 study by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), 60 million Americans lack access to primary care. As a result, we are often the best option for many of these people who suffer from minor emergencies.

10/23/2012

One option that urgent care centers offer is point-of-care dispensing, which allows urgent care doctors to make sure their patients receive their medication before leaving the clinic. x

10/20/2012

Insect bites are often harmless. However, if rash, wheezing or difficult breathing occurs, then medical attention is likely required.

10/17/2012

Did you know that 20 percent of adults waited six or more days to see a primary care doctor when they were sick in 2010? Fortunately, we can eliminate this frustration by handling your issue promptly.

10/14/2012

When deciding whether to visit an emergency room or urgent care center, the best question to ask yourself is whether the condition is life-threatening. If so, you should probably visit an emergency room.

10/11/2012

51,000 bicyclists were injured in traffic in 2009 and 630 bicyclists died in the same year. Reduce your chances of needing urgent care by wearing a bike helmet.

10/05/2012

When is a fever serious in adults? Adults should consult with a physician if fevers reach 103 F. A physician should be contacted immediately too if a fever lasts for more than 3 days or is accompanied by headache, rash, or vomiting.

10/02/2012

If you suffer from gastrointestinal illness after eating, the best plan of action is to rest and drink plenty of clear liquids. In the event that symptoms become worse after 24 hours, seek medical attention immediately.

09/29/2012

When a burn occurs, the first step is to keep the burn from continuing. This is achieved by running the burned area under cool water for at least five minutes. If the wound is chemical related or skin is blistering or peeling, professional medical attention must be sought immediately.

09/26/2012

What to do if a foreign object is stuck in an ear? If the object is visible, use tweezers to gently remove the object; stop if the object starts to move further up the ear canal. Otherwise, seek medical attention to have the object safely removed.

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7245 Hanover Pkwy
Greenbelt, MD
20770

Telephone

(301) 220-4465

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