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Primary and Preventive Care

A Private Medical Practice & Family Medicine and Primary Care located in Arlington, TX

Primary and Preventive Care
Primary and Preventive Care services offered in Arlington, TX

If you’re sick, injured, or develop signs of a chronic disease, the experts at Primecare Family Practice, a private medical practice in Arlington, Texas, are here for you. Lewis Nyantika, APRN, FNP-C, Maryline Ongangi, APRN, FNP-C, and their skilled team offer comprehensive primary care services, including preventive care, for patients of all ages. Call the office or use the online booking tab today to schedule a sick visit or wellness checkup.

Primary and Preventive Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care services at Primecare Family Practice include medical evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatments if needed for illnesses, chronic diseases, and injuries. The Primecare Family Practice providers also provide full-service labs, including:

  • Strep testing
  • Flu testing
  • RSV testing
  • In-house HIV testing
  • COVID-19 testing
  • In-house molecular testing (more accurate than traditional testing)
  • In-house cholesterol testing
  • In-house hemoglobin A1C testing for diabetes

These and other diagnostic tests may involve blood tests, nasal or throat swabs, or urine testing. 

 

Which primary care services are available?

The primary care and preventive care service options available at Primecare Family Practice include:

  • Child and adult wellness checkups
  • LGBTQ care
  • Sickness visits
  • Wellness exams
  • Onsite lab testing
  • Onsite imaging
  • Physical exams
  • Accurate diagnoses
  • Injury care
  • Wound care
  • Prescriptions medications
  • Chronic disease management
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Hormone therapy
  • Sports physicals
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals
  • Mental health treatments 
  • Flu shots
  • Other vaccinations
  • Vitamin B12 shots
  • Specialists referrals

The Primecare Family Practice team has many years of experience exceeding the primary care needs of their patients.

 

What happens during primary care appointments?

During primary care appointments at Primecare Family Practice, you meet with a friendly specialist who checks your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. They complete a physical exam to evaluate your eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, and more. You might need a psychiatric evaluation if you have signs of a mental health condition. 

After undergoing diagnostic tests, your provider may recommend treatments like home remedies, lifestyle changes, dietary supplements, medication prescriptions, or seeing a specialist. You might choose vaccinations or preventive care options. Your provider follows up with you as needed to make sure your treatment works effectively. 

 

How often should I schedule primary care visits?

Schedule wellness exams at least once yearly as part of a primary and preventive care plan. You can also see a primary care provider at Primecare Family Practice if you get injured, become ill, struggle with a mental health disorder, need a sports or DOT physical, or have questions about your health and well-being.

To schedule a primary care visit with the Primecare Family Practice team, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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