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Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics

Acute Care

Acute Care services offered in Brownsville, TX

If you’re not feeling well or experience unexplained pain, you can find the acute care you need at Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics. As an accomplished nurse practitioner, Yessica Acosta, FNP, has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a variety of acute illnesses and minor injuries. Yessica takes a holistic approach to managing symptoms of respiratory (Flu, Covid, Rsv, Asthma), gastrointestinal (Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, H.Pylori), urinary (Uti), and or EENT (ear infections, strep throat, allergies), and other acute conditions. She can also treat minor cuts, lacerations, burns and abscesses,  in-office, so you don’t have to make a trip to the emergency room. Call the Brownsville, Texas, office to schedule an acute care visit or book an appointment online today (956)443-0049. 

Acute Care Q & A

What is acute care?

Acute care describes medical services to address short-term health issues and minor injuries such as:

  • Burns
  • Gastritis
  • Dehydration, heat strokes
  • Dog Bites
  • Colds & flu
  • Skin rashes
  • Ear infections
  • Throat Infections
  • Sprains or strains
  • Cuts, lacerations and abrasions
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)

These conditions can develop suddenly and may require urgent medical attention to prevent them from worsening.

Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics offers a range of acute care services for individuals of all ages. Yessica can diagnose and treat various acute conditions using holistic and traditional therapies, so you can quickly relieve uncomfortable symptoms.

Why would I need acute care?

You might benefit from the acute care services available at Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics if you experience symptoms that you can’t manage with over-the-counter medications. These symptoms can include:

  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Open wounds
  • Asthma Exacerbations
  • Dehydration/ IV Fluid Replacement
  • Gastritis
  • Persistent cough
  • Dehydration
  • Muscle Pain
  • Painful Joints
  • Asthma attack

You may also need medical attention if you experience gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea that persist for more than a few days.

If you’re unsure if your condition requires medical attention, you can contact the office to discuss your symptoms and receive guidance.

What happens during an acute care visit?

During your acute care visit at Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics, Mrs. Acosta reviews your medical history and symptoms. She also completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health. Diagnostic imaging tests and lab work are offered and or ordered, so you can get the answers you need about your health without a long wait.

Mrs. Acosta customizes a treatment plan to address your acute illness or injury and support a full recovery. She promotes continued holistic strategies like lifestyle and diet changes to relieve your symptoms in combination with prescribed therapy as needed. Prescription medications are available to clear infections, ease pain, and manage many other health conditions.

If you have lacerations or other wounds, Mrs. Acosta will render care and sututing as needed. She can also refer you to a specialist for orthopedic injuries like fractures and soft tissue tears. 

Additionally, Vincit Medical Practice offers intravenous (IV) hydration therapy to quickly rehydrate your body for immediate gratification and relief of ailments associated with dehydration, vitamin deficiency and infections and even hangover effects. Essential vitamins and minerals are available to support your current and long-term wellness.

Call Vincit Medical Practice & Aesthetics to schedule an acute care visit or book a consultation online today.