How primary care services from your doctors in Cypress, TX, can help you stay healthy
Primary care is one of the most important types of medical care you will ever need. Your primary care physician is whom you see first, to help you through an illness or recover from an injury.
Dr. Janette Nguyen and Dr. Hoan Ngo at Premier NW Houston Medical Group in Cypress, TX, provide a wide range of primary care services to help you stay healthy.
When choosing a primary care doctor, you need to know the facts. These are just a few frequently asked questions and answers about primary care:
What is primary care?
Primary care is the discipline of medicine related to your overall health. A primary care doctor monitors your health regularly, ordering necessary lab tests and imaging studies, and ordering a referral to a specialist if necessary.
What does a primary care doctor treat?
Your primary care doctor treats acute illnesses or injuries including:
- Viruses like the flu or a cold
- Bacterial infections like strep throat
- Skin conditions like rashes or acne
- Cuts, lacerations, or bruising
Your primary care doctor also treats chronic conditions or diseases including:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Asthma and allergies
How can a primary care doctor help me?
A primary care doctor can monitor your overall health and help you stay healthy by providing:
Annual physical examinations, to check your overall physical health, blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, and other vital signs.
Immunizations, to help prevent contagious and deadly diseases including influenza, pneumonia, shingles, Covid 19, and other conditions.
Your primary care doctor can also help with urgent care services, treating:
- Muscle, tendon, or ligament strain
- Sports or activity injuries
To learn more about primary care services and how they can help you stay healthy, call Dr. Janette Nguyen and Dr. Hoan Ngo at Premier NW Houston Medical Group in Cypress, TX. You can reach them in the office by calling (281) 758-1022, so call now.