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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Shortness of Breath Nov 9th, 2021

To provide effective treatment for any illness, your physician must first identify the underlying cause of your symptoms. In the case of shortness of breath, this could range from a viral illness such as the common cold to worsening heart disease or a life-threatening asthma attack. Our team at MyDoc...

When Should You Seek Help for a Fever? Oct 20th, 2021

Dr. Nabil Salib and the team at MyDoc Urgent Care are well-known for their medical expertise and commitment to providing outstanding care to patients of all ages from four state-of-the-art immediate care facilities in New York. Read what these experts have to say about rising temperatures and when it’s time...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Ignore Headaches Aug 17th, 2021

Headaches are so common that just about everyone can expect to experience one every now and then. When they occur frequently or last longer than expected, however, they can have a significant impact on your life. And sometimes, a headache signals a serious problem that’s best addressed by a medical...

When to Get Professional Help for Your Lower Back Pain Jul 15th, 2021

About 80% of the American population should expect to experience an episode of back pain in their lifetime according to the US Library of Medicine. Fortunately, most back pain improves after a couple of weeks with conservative treatment like rest and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications. Does that mean you should always...

Why You Should Always Seek Medical Attention for a Urinary Tract Infection Jun 25th, 2021

Approximately 60% of women and 12% of men will develop a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lifetime according to the American Urological Association. Because it’s so common, you may be tempted to let a UTI run its course without medical intervention. But is that wise? The...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 16th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

When is Your Headache a Cause for Concern? May 26th, 2021

Headaches come in all shapes and sizes and affect children as well as adults. Most cause only temporary discomfort and are often linked to poor posture, dehydration, or stress. Even skipping a meal or two can bring on a headache. There are some headaches, however, that need a doctor’s attention....

How are STDs Treated? Apr 19th, 2021

The board-certified physicians at MyDoc Urgent Care provide outstanding medical care to New York residents of all ages from our family friendly offices in Forest Hills and East Meadow. Our services include the highest-quality treatments for a variety of illnesses, allergies, non life-threatening injuries, and routine wellness exams. As part...

When to See a Doctor About Chest Pain Mar 23rd, 2021

Let’s get straight to the heart of it: When do you need to see a doctor for chest pain? There are many health problems that can lead to chest pain and most all of them warrant the attention of a medical provider, even if it’s just for peace of mind....

What You Should Know About COVID-19 Feb 16th, 2021

Led by board-certified internist and emergency medicine expert Dr. Nabil Salib, the specialty team at MyDoc Urgent Care is committed to providing the highest quality medical care available to residents of all ages in and around the New York communities of Forest Hills and East Meadow. Here at MyDoc, we...

Why Symptoms of Injuries Sustained in Auto Accidents Are Often Delayed Jan 26th, 2021

Auto accidents can cause many different types of injuries — some more serious than others. In many cases, you can walk away from your accident feeling just fine even though you’re injured. That’s because your body goes into protective mode to allow you to get through your crisis. At MyDoc...

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW, A COMPLETE GUIDE. Feb 26th, 2016

What Are STDs? STDs are sexually transmitted diseases. This means they are most often — but not exclusively — spread by sexual intercourse. HIV, chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, gonorrhea, some forms of hepatitis,syphilis, and trichomoniasis are STDs. STDs used to be called venereal diseases or VD. They are among...

Abdominal Pain Feb 16th, 2016

Just about everybody at one point or another will experience abdominal pain. Most of the causes are not serious and can be readily diagnosed and treated. However, pain can also be a sign of a serious illness. It’s important to be able to recognize symptoms that are severe and know...

Urgent Medical Center Feb 8th, 2016

We offer prompt treatment and compassionate, quality care to help you get back to your regular routine as quickly as possible. Our providers treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries, including: Allergic reactions Asthma and COPD attacks (minor) Bloody noses Bronchitis Bruises Burns (minor) Colds, cough, congestion Cuts, abrasions,...

Medical Treatments We Offer Feb 5th, 2016

We believe in saving you time, money, and treating our patients like family. That’s why we work so hard, 365 days a year, making sure your family’s health can be taken care of in one place! Whether bringing your kids in for a yearly checkup, or making a surprise trip...

Healthy Hearts Feb 4th, 2016

Heart and blood vessel disease — also called heart disease — includes numerous problems, many of which are related to a process called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries. This buildup narrows the arteries, making it...

Allergies, Allergies, Allergies! Feb 4th, 2016

Allergies are among the most common chronic conditions worldwide. Allergy symptoms range from making you miserable to putting you at risk for life-threatening reactions. According to the leading experts in allergy, an allergic reaction begins in the immune system. Our immune system protects us from invading organisms that can cause...