Urgent Care vs. Primary Care – When and Why
There’s no denying that your primary care doctor plays a very important role in your long-term health. He knows your medical history, conditions you suffer from or have suffered from, and medications you’re currently taking and are allergic to. He also has access to your medical records and entire medical history. Because of this, he can make education decisions when you see him with symptoms.
Equally important is the fact that your PCP acts like a home base for illness and chronic condition management and can advise you on your path toward wellness. This consistency and the relationship you’ve built are very important, and not necessarily something you will get at an urgent care clinic. Continue Reading