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Urgent Care for a Sore throat

  • Self pay
    $125 $150

    Price per person

  • Insurance

    $0

    Dependent upon the health insurance

    We accept most insurances

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  • In and out in 30 minutes
  • No referral required
  • +500,000 Satisfied patients
  • Open seven days a week, 365 days a year
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Service Details

Urgent care for sore throat

Sore throat can be quite uncomfortable and may interfere with daily activities. Fortunately, it can be treated at an urgent care clinic. If you seek quick relief, Nao Medical offers fast, efficient, and cost-effective treatment and care at all our locations in NYC.

About our urgent care service

With Nao Medical's urgent care, you can either walk in or make an appointment ahead of time. You can visit our urgent care or walk-in medical clinics near you during operating hours. We're open seven days a week and closed only if NYS declares an emergency.

Before booking your appointment please note:

Ensure that your insurance benefits include urgent care or contact us to confirm if your individual/group insurance plan is eligible for use. Please dial 911 immediately if your medical problem appears to be life-threatening.
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FAQ

What causes sore throat?

Most sore throats are caused by viruses, like a cold or flu. Other causes are allergies, exposure to pollution, mouth-breathing during sleep, and smoking. More serious sore throats include tonsillitis, strep, and the kissing disease (mononucleosis).

How long does a sore throat take to go?

Sore throats caused by common viruses may last three to ten days and will resolve on their own. More serious types may last longer even with treatment.

When should I be concerned about a sore throat?

A sore throat often improves with or without at-home treatment. But if it’s accompanied by a fever that reaches 101°F  or more, sleeping problems, or a red rash, you should see your doctor immediately.

Should I go to urgent care if it hurts to swallow?

If it hurts to swallow and it interferes with eating and talking, you should seek medical care so a doctor can prescribe medication to relieve or treat sore throat. 

When is a sore throat an emergency?

A sore throat can be considered an emergency if you’re having trouble breathing and if you’re experiencing a very high fever.

What is the difference between emergency and urgent care?

The difference between emergency and urgent care is that emergency rooms in hospitals treat life-threatening conditions and injuries, whereas urgent care clinics treat illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical attention but are non-life-threatening.

Are your urgent care centers open after hours?

Yes. Most of our urgent care centers are open after hours, making health care more accessible for all residents in NYC.

Should I make an appointment for urgent care?

Not necessarily. Most urgent cares accept walk-in patients. But if you want shorter wait times, you can book an appointment through phone or online.

Can I go to urgent care for non-emergency?

Yes. You can go to urgent care for consultations, physicals, primary care, lab tests, and more.

Can I pay for urgent care appointment without insurance?

If you have no insurance, we provide our services without insurance for self-pay patients, giving you the care when you need it most.

Why people love

At Nao Medical, we go the extra mile for our patients. When you or your loved one is unwell, we are a provider that you can trust to take the time to treat you with the attention and care you deserve.

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Verified Customer Reviews

  • June 22, 2022 9:57 pm

The staff and the doctors were all very kind and caring. I was very worried about my child’s health. I appreciate your clinic being open on Saturdays. This saved us a trip to the ER, which can be scary for a child. Thank you again!

- Mitchell

  • June 22, 2022 10:30 am

I would like to thank a receptionist for being beyond kind and helpful. I came this Saturday morning, and she was the only one at the desk. Thank you so much for being a beautiful positive person. All the staff was also excellent.

- Yasmina

  • June 21, 2022 10:27 pm

Everything was great; the entire team was helpful, friendly, and professional

- Kassy

  • June 26, 2022 10:28 am

I’m impressed with the service from the nurse, physician & doctor, and the very lovely & friendly

- Fatimazahr

  • May 16, 2022 11:59 am

Amazing customer service. Always able to see a doctor in a timely manner. The staff is always courteous and professional. I will definitely be returning to this location.

- Aneika

  • May 19, 2022 11:31 am

The doctor on staff was awesome. She was friendly and a genuine person. I wish more doctors had a personality and empathy like that.

- John

  • May 22, 2022 10:30 pm

The service was excellent. I felt very comfortable despite it being my first visit. I would come back here again.

- Erika

  • May 10, 2022 12:08 am

Services are performed well, very caring staff offers you immediate attention as soon as possible.

- Rose

  • May 29, 2022 10:30 pm

I had no complaints when I went there. I was seen promptly, and all the staff was very nice!!

- Patricia

  • May 22, 2022 12:30 pm

My daughter came in with stomach pain, and your doctor was able to diagnose that she probably had appendicitis. I took her to the emergency room, and she did have to have her appendix removed. Thank you so much for your help.

- Christa

  • May 15, 2022 11:28 am

Excellent service: respected and loved by all. Thank you for a fantastic experience. I would always recommend Nao Medical. Thank you.

- Richard

  • June 2, 2022 1:29 am

Very pleased with the service. The staff was very courteous and professional.

- Todd

  • May 18, 2022 9:32 pm

My visits have been fantastic both times I’ve gone. The woman at the front desk was courteous and professional, and prompt. The nurse was excellent. Same treatment as the front desk and the smoothest phlebotomist going. The doctor was great, calm, thorough, polite, and knowledgeable. I wish he were my GP. Overall? 11 out of 10.

- Norman

  • May 20, 2022 10:31 am

Your staff in Hicksville is amazing, kind, patient, and thorough!!! Thank your team for me!!!!

- Kathryn

  • May 26, 2022 12:28 pm

I was able to get timely and proper service when I needed it most. 5-stars all around.

- Mahendra

  • May 12, 2022 11:33 pm

Timely, efficient, very professional, very pleased with the service.

- William

  • June 10, 2022 6:28 pm

I’ve been to Nao Medical, I think, three times, and their staff is delightful. If you are in dire pain, they take you in as soon as possible, if not sooner. The offices and exam rooms are spotless. All of the medical staff is very knowledgeable, patient, and understanding. I highly recommend it.

- Stephanie

  • May 9, 2022 12:34 pm

Prompt and helpful service. The assistant and doctors were very pleasant and thorough.

- Tina

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