Illnesses Specialist


Illnesses services offered in The Loop, Chicago, IL

Illnesses affect your physical and emotional well-being. When illnesses cause severe symptoms or fail to go away, you need to schedule an appointment at Michigan Avenue Primary Care in The Loop of downtown Chicago, Illinois. The multispecialty practice offers comprehensive primary care and urgent care for many common illnesses. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online. Telehealth appointments are also available when you don’t need to visit the office.

Illnesses Q & A

What are illnesses?

Illnesses and diseases are any health conditions that make you sick. This includes illnesses that affect the body and the mind.

You can have an acute illness that lasts a few days or a few weeks or a chronic illness that lasts months or years.

Michigan Avenue Primary Care is a multispecialty practice that manages acute and chronic illnesses. 

What illnesses benefit from medical care?

Many illnesses benefit from medical care. Though you can manage acute conditions like the common cold at home, you’ll need to schedule an appointment at Michigan Avenue Primary Care if your acute illness symptoms last more than 10 days or worsen.

Acute illnesses that benefit from medical care include:

  • Flu symptoms
  • Asthma attacks
  • Earaches
  • Allergies
  • Rashes
  • Sore throats
  • Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Worsening pain from arthritis
  • Neck or lower back pain
  • Headaches
  • Prolonged fevers
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

You might be able to get care for your acute condition at their urgent care clinic, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care (MAIC).

All chronic illnesses need medical care. Michigan Avenue Primary Care specializes in chronic disease management, providing comprehensive and compassionate care to help patients manage their chronic disease and its symptoms.

What treatments for illnesses are available?

Treatment for illnesses varies. Michigan Avenue Primary Care is a full-service practice that provides all the care you need under one roof.

Whether you need urgent care to get relief from your sore throat or primary care to get help managing your asthma, Michigan Avenue Primary Care can provide the services and treatment you need.

The full-service primary care practice has providers specializing in several areas of medicine. The practice also offers on-site diagnostic testing, including X-rays and lab tests.

Treatment for illnesses can include:

  • Rest
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) medication
  • Dietary changes
  • Changes in your activities
  • Prescription medication
  • Psychotherapy
  • Home exercise program
  • Referral to specialists

The Michigan Avenue Primary Care providers take a patient-centered approach to care. When you come in seeking help for an illness, you can expect your provider to talk to you about your illness and the available treatments.

Then, together, you decide how you want to treat or manage your illness.

Michigan Avenue Primary Care provides comprehensive care for acute and chronic illnesses. Call the office today or schedule a consultation online.