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Acute Illness Care

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Dr. James Badman understands that going to the doctor for many Altamonte Springs residents often means a sick visit. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Badman provides comprehensive primary care, including the treatment of acute illnesses, such as strep throat or infections, and even sunburn or earaches. Be it short-term pain management or the temporary management of an acute illness that’s just a little bit of a pain in the neck—the medical team at Palm Springs Family Care can help you get well, and stay well.

Depending on your symptoms, Palm Spring Family Care may prescribe a variety of screenings or tests to accurately diagnose the acute illness. It is essential to determine if your skin condition is psoriasis, poison ivy or eczema. Or is that sore throat from post-nasal drip, allergies or a more in-depth ENT (ear nose throat) condition, such as a sinus infection or even an impacted or infected tooth that needs treatment. Once a proper diagnosis is established, Dr. Badman, Mercedes Wierman, ARNP and Alicia Wolff, ARNP will better be able to prescribe follow-up care and continued treatment or management if necessary.

The entire medical team recommends annual physicals and routine health screenings and tests to avoid acute illness, such as the flu shot. Palm Springs Family Care does their best to promote healthy lifestyle choices, coupled with routine preventive care. This level of quality and concern is made possible through our philosophy of living healthy and providing care using the latest technological advances available to treat the following acute illness:

To learn more about the variety of acute illnesses that Dr. Badman, Mercedes Wierman, ARNP and Alicia Wolff, ARNP at Palm Springs Family Care can treat and manage, please contact us.