Physical Exam Specialist

Most insurance companies cover yearly physical exams, and they’re the best way to screen for diseases. The medical providers at Fremont Urgent Care Center in Fremont, California, offer comprehensive annual physicals Fremont Urgent Care Center can perform blood draw or urinalysis that is sent to laboratory if you need. If you’d like to take advantage of your preventive exam benefits, contact Fremont Urgent Care Center today.

Physical Exam Q & A

Fremont Urgent Care Center

What happens during a physical exam?

The first part of any physical exam includes a medical history. The medical providers at Fremont Urgent CareCenter ask questions about your health and habits to determine your risk for certain conditions. He also adds any family history updates to your file. Meanwhile, he takes inventory of your outward appearance, checking your cognitive and physical health.

Next, a medical provider at Fremon Urgent Care Center will use various instruments to check your vital signs and health indicators, including your:

  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse rate
  • Heart and lungs
  • Eyes and ears
  • Reflexes
  • Temperature
  • Lymph nodes, thyroid, and carotid artery
  • Abdomen

The medical providers at Fremont Urgent Care Center can also provide male- and female-specific exams to check the genitals and breasts for signs of disease.

Routine labs are usually part of your annual physical. The medical providers at Fremont Urgent Care Center may order a complete blood count, chemistry panel, lipid panel, and urinalysis. He may suggest further testing for certain symptoms.

Why is an annual exam important?

Annual physicals take a preventive approach to your health, determining areas for improvement or finding potential concerns in early stages. Detecting problems early on creates better treatment outcomes.


Your appointment is a great time to bring up any concerns you have. It’s your chance to mention how eczema bothers you in the winter or an issue you’re having with your ears that you’ve never brought up before.

What can I do to prepare for my visit?

You don’t have to make any special arrangements before your yearly physical. The Fremont Urgent Care Center staff can let you know if you need to make any specific preparations, such as fasting for a blood sugar or cholersterol testing.

If this is your first appointment with Fremont Urgent Care Center, be sure he gets a copy of your medical records. Have your previous health care provider fax your records to Fremont Urgent Care Center.

Because the medical providers at Fremont Urgent Care Center ask about your current medications, you may want to bring a list of any prescriptions and supplements you take.

You also may want to record any questions you have for medical providers at the Fremont Urgent Care Center so you don’t forget them during your appointment. While you have your paper handy, jot down any medical concerns you’d like to discuss with your medical provider.

If it’s time to schedule your yearly physical exam, call Fremont Urgent Care Center.

Insurance

Fremont Urgent Care Center accepts most major insurance providers. Discount for cash payments is available as well. Insurances NOT accepted: ADMAR, American Specialty Health - Acupuncture, Healthy Families (Blue Cross), Lifeguard, Medi-Cal, any out of state insurance (call for eligibility), & any overseas insurance.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Blue Shield PPO
First Health
Guardian
Health Net PPO
Hill Physicians Medical Group
Integrated Health Plan
Interplan Health Group PPO
Medicare
PHCS
Tricare Prime
UniCare
United Healthcare PPO
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Location
Fremont Urgent Care Center
3161 Walnut Ave.
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: 510-796-1000
Fax: 510-796-1050
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510-796-1000

Fremont Urgent Care Center
3161 Walnut Ave.
Fremont, CA 94538