Urgent Care for Respiratory Infections with Short Wait Times
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Walk-in Urgent Care for Upper Respiratory Infections in League City
Breathing problems caused by acute conditions such as wheezing, coughs, colds, bronchitis, COVID, or chronic conditions such as COPD can be a traumatic experience. Finding an Emergency Room that can treat you quickly is vitally important.
We understand how stressful it can be for patients and their loved ones, so our respiratory urgent care center in League City, TX is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at South Shore ER to provide emergency treatment for all lung issues, shortness of breath, congestion and other respiratory illnesses, including CoVid, with rapid testing available 24/7.
We treat adults and children of all ages, including babies and toddlers.
There’s no need to book an appointment; we are open any time of the day or night for you to walk in or be transported to us by a private ambulance service, where you will be seen quickly by one of our experienced ER doctors.
On-site Radiology and Lab Testing for Rapid Results and Diagnosis
We keep wait times to a minimum.
At South Shore ER, we have our own imaging and laboratory facilities on site, including CT-Scan and X-Ray machines. We fast-track your test and results, so that we can provide you with a quick diagnosis and treatment plan for your breathing problems or respiratory disease.
Where to find us: We are conveniently located in the League City area of Houston, TX with quick access from Dickinson, Clear Creek, Bayview, Friendswood and Kemah plus Routes 96 Parkway and FM Rd 518. Look for us just off Marina Bay Drive and South Shore Boulevard.
What Urgent Breathing Problems and Respiratory Distress Do We Treat?
Problems with your breathing can be caused by many different illnesses and conditions, but it’s always distressing for patients and their families, especially when dealing with younger kids and older adults.
Shortness of breath can indicate a serious underlying health issue with your lungs or heart, so always see your doctor, or come to our ER straight away if you experience any new, severe, or unexplained symptoms.
Respiratory Urgent Care Conditions
Any condition that makes breathing difficult should be seen by an emergency physician as soon as possible. There are many causes but here are some common ones we see in our clinic:
- Colds and flu
- Congestion of the airways
- Lung cancer
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
- COVID, and breakthrough infections
- Seasonal allergies
Don’t forget, South Shore ER is available for all breathing and respiratory problems requiring urgent care at any time of the day or night.
FAQs for Breathing Difficulty & Respiratory Distress
Can urgent care treat shortness of breath?
Our ER doctors are very experienced in providing urgent help if you are experiencing shortness of breath. This can be a sign of heart or cardiac problems, so it’s important to see a medical professional as soon as possible.
Can I get tested for COVID-19?
We provide rapid covid testing, with your results in as little as 15 minutes. If you need a more thorough PCR test, we give you a result in just 40 minutes.