Fight the Flu Fast
Hours count when the flu is starting to take over and a day can make all the difference. A prompt flu test and appropriate treatment can mean less time missed from work, school and activities. At Advance ER in North Dallas, you can have fast access to rapid-results labs, pharmaceuticals and board-certified physicians with years of experience in fighting the flu.
“Any time, day or night, that you feel the first flu symptoms coming on, come right in to Advance ER for rapid help,” said Advance ER physician Dr. Thomas Vo. “We’re your best friend when you’ve got the flu.” With on-site pharmacy, labs and imaging equipment, Advance ER is able to quickly diagnose and treat your flu, bronchitis, strep and more to get you back on the road to feeling like yourself again.
“An influenza medication and proper medical care from Advance ER can go a long way towards helping you get better fast,” said Dr. Vo, “And Mom’s chicken noodle soup and some rest can take you the rest of the way.”
Common Flu Symptoms
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may be headed towards a full-blown bout of influenza:
- Stuffy nose or runny nose
- Sinus headache or pressure at the forehead and face
- Sore or scratchy throat
- Achy feeling in joints and back of the neck
- Fever or chills
- Feeling lethargic and run-down
- Stomach upset
- Nausea and vomiting
- Swollen glands
What can I do if I am getting the flu?
If you are experiencing the above symptoms, it is important to come right in to Advance ER. If you can get to Advance ER within the first few hours or half a day of the onset of your symptoms, your chances are greater of being able to receive a treatment that may cut down your sick time and the severity of your symptoms.
“Our innovative approach to fast treatment and on-site labs can allow us to treat you rapidly and effectively,” said Dr. Vo. “Drinking plenty of water and getting lots of rest will help your treatment be even more successful.”
Check out our map of Advance ER’s two convenient locations on West Lovers Lane in Park Cities and Inwood Rd. in the Galleria area so you know how to get the fastest access to the top medical services when you need us. We’re open 24/7 and are staffed with experienced, board-certified physicians ready to treat all your emergent flu, acute or chronic medical needs.
Meet Dr. Vo:
Thomas Vo, M.D., FAAEM, is board-certified in emergency medicine. He received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University’s College of Medicine in Rootstown, OH. He completed his residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, MI. He has served in hospital ERs across Texas.
Dr. Vo enjoys participating in physical activities, playing guitar and spending time with his wife and four children.