Sick Visits Specialist

Melanchton A Mangoba, M.D. -  - Internal Medicine Physician

Melanchton A Mangoba, M.D.

Internal Medicine Physician located in Riverside, CA

When you’re not feeling well, you deserve fast, efficient medical care. As an internal medicine specialist, Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD, offers comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment services for acute illnesses at his office in Riverside, California. Dr. Mangoba and his team work together to identify the cause of your symptoms and create a treatment plan to help you feel better quickly. If you need to schedule sick visits for unexplained pain, fever, or illness, call the office of Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD, or request an appointment online today.

Sick Visits Q&A

What is a sick visit?

A sick visit is a medical evaluation you schedule when you’re not feeling well or if you have unexplained symptoms that require a diagnosis.

Dr. Mangoba and his staff offer on-site diagnostic testing and physical exams to confirm or rule out a variety of acute conditions, including:

  • Fever
  • Coughs
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Infections
  • Colds and flu
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle sprains and strains

You can also schedule sick visits with Dr. Mangoba if you have unexplained body pain or any unusual changes in your general health.

What can I expect during sick visits?

During sick visits, Dr. Mangoba focuses on understanding the root cause of your symptoms as quickly as possible. He spends time discussing how you feel and reviewing your medical history.

In addition to a physical exam, he may request diagnostic evaluations, like strep throat testing, blood work, or a urinalysis. Dr. Mangoba and his team work hard to provide you with answers as quickly as possible, so your treatment can begin in a timely manner.

What treatments are available for acute illnesses?

A variety of treatments are available for acute illnesses. Dr. Mangoba and his team offer comprehensive treatment plans tailored to your needs. Depending on the condition you have, he works closely with you to resolve your symptoms and prevent the worsening of your condition.

If you need medications as part of your treatment, Dr. Mangoba provides the prescription and determines the right dosage and schedule you need to follow.

The office can address minor injuries, like cuts and muscle sprains, to prevent a worsening of your condition. If your injury is more serious, Dr. Mangoba may refer you for treatment with a specialist.

Following your sick visit, Dr. Mangoba and his team request a follow-up visit to evaluate your recovery and ensure your treatment is working well. If your symptoms relate to an underlying chronic illness, you can benefit from the primary care services Dr. Mangoba offers for continued medical monitoring.

If you’re not feeling your best, sick visits are available from Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD. Call or request an appointment through the online booking system.

"We are a primary care practice that sees patients for sick visits, geriatric medicine, and diabetes. Call us to book your appointment today."