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Rapid Flu & Strep Testing Clinic in Katy, TX

Rapid Flu and Strep Testing Clinic in Katy, TX

If you suspect you have the flu or strep throat, our experienced medical professionals at the Medical Office of Katy are here to help. For more information, contact us today or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 23960 Katy Fwy Ste 320 Katy, TX, 77494.

Rapid Flu and Strep Testing Clinic Near Me in Katy, TX
Rapid Flu and Strep Testing Clinic Near Me in Katy, TX

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Why is a flu shot performed?
What are the symptoms of influenza?

A flu shot is a seasonal influenza vaccination that helps protect against flu viruses that are expected to be most prevalent throughout the coming season. As the influenza virus changes so quickly, new flu vaccines are developed twice a year. The seasonal flu vaccine should provide medium to high protection against the flu for that season, as well as aid in a faster recovery if you do get the virus.

Why is a flu shot performed?

Influenza is a potentially dangerous illness that can result in hospitalization and even death. If the flu spreads to the lungs, it can lead to pneumonia. It’s critical to recognize flu symptoms and seek treatment before the symptoms get worse.

What are the symptoms of influenza?

Symptoms of influenza include:​

• Fever and chills
• Cough
• Nasal congestion
• Runny nose
• Sneezing
• Sore throat
• Hoarseness
• Ear pressure
• Earache
• Muscle aches
• Fatigue
• Headache
• Irritated, watering eyes
• Reddened eyes, skin (especially face), mouth, throat, and nose

For more information, contact us today or schedule an appointment online. We serve patients from Katy TX, Park Row TX, Cinco Ranch TX, Brookshire TX, Pittsville TX and Mission Bend TX.