Urgent Care Treatments

Urgent Care Treatments by Onsite ER Doctors

Get urgent care treatment at our ER alternative for those unexpected health problems that can interrupt daily routines and get in the way of everyday living. We’re here to treat those injuries and illnesses that happen to us all from time to time. Walk-ins welcome.

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“I had a wonderful experience there after suffering a bad fall on a late Friday night. Was welcomed warmly and taken to their back for treatment almost right away…the place was spotless and well-stocked with supplies and staff. Thank you.”

Lori Gill

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Abdominal Pain

If you’re feeling abnormal abdominal pain and can’t find relief using over-the-counter remedies, further steps might need to be taken to relieve discomfort and get back to feeling normal.

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Allergies

Whether seasonal allergies are bothering you or something new has caused an allergic reaction, we can help resolve the issue and test for future management of allergies.

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Asthma

If already diagnosed with asthma or someone is having an attack for the first time, we have what you need to clear the airways to get back to breathing normally.

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Broken Bones (Fractures)

If you think that you might have broken a bone, it’s imperative to get checked out right away for assessment by a doctor and possible X-rays.

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Burns

Burns vary greatly in severity and some can be very painful, going beyond at-home remedies and needing the help of a medical professional to prevent pain, infection, and scarring.

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Chest Pain

Chest pain should never be ignored. Our clinic offers comprehensive evaluations, including ECGs, to understand your symptoms and provide the proper treatment promptly, ensuring your heart health is not at risk.

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Dehydration

If you’re feeling dehydrated after a lot of exercise or sunlight exposure and can’t seem to quench your thirst, an IV hydration treatment may be in order.

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Diarrhea

Persistent diarrhea can lead to severe dehydration. Our clinic offers prompt, effective treatment to manage your symptoms, including hydration solutions and medications, ensuring your health is quickly restored.

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Ear Infections

Ear infections can be painful and disruptive. Our clinic provides expert examinations and treatment for children and adults, ensuring your ear health is managed with the utmost care.

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Eye Infections

Eyes can easily become infected with dust, germs, or bacterial debris which can lead to blurry vision and red, itchy eyes unless treated by a doctor.

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Flu

If you’re experiencing a high-grade fever among other flu symptoms, you’ll want to be sure to manage it before it spreads to others.

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Insect Bites & Stings

Spending time outside means exposing yourself to different insects and wildlife that bite and sting – get relief fast and get back on your feet and back outdoors.

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Lacerations (Wounds)

We’ve all knicked ourselves before while cooking in the kitchen, playing outside, and doing everyday tasks, so if a cut will not stop bleeding or is deeper than normal then a doctor should get involved.

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Rashes & Skin Irritations

Skin sensitivities and allergies can lead to rashes that may or may not be contagious, so get ahead of spreading a rash by treating it once it’s showing.

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Sprains & Strains

Sprains and strains affect mobility. Our clinic provides accurate diagnosis and customized treatment plans, including immobilization and physiotherapy, to help you recover quickly and effectively.

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Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)

If you're experiencing symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, our clinic can help. We provide comprehensive treatment, including hydration therapy, anti-nausea medication, and dietary advice to help you regain strength and recover comfortably.

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Strep Throat

Strep throat can be uncomfortable and requires timely care. Our clinic offers rapid testing and effective antibiotic treatments to confirm the diagnosis. We also guide you in over-the-counter remedies and self-care techniques to support your recovery and prevent complications.

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Urinary Issues

Urinary tract infections can cause significant discomfort. Our clinic ensures your privacy while offering testing and treatment, including antibiotics or other medications, to resolve your symptoms and restore your comfort.

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Vomiting

Persistent vomiting needs prompt intervention to prevent dehydration. Our clinic offers effective treatments to control nausea and replenish fluids and electrolytes, helping you feel better and recover quickly.

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COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, body aches, sore throat or headache, it’s important to get tested right away.

ContinuEM Urgent Care in Lakewood provides the latest in testing and treatment for COVID-19, including different types of in-office testing and advanced medicine like Bebtelovimab and Monoclonal treatments.

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Urgent Care FAQs

  • Can I use ContinuEM during a life-threatening emergency?

    No. Call 911. ContinuEM can handle 90% of what usually gets handled at a typical ER. In the event you need to go to the ER, we will help you coordinate the next steps.


    #1 Alternative to Long Beach Urgent Care

  • What can you treat at ContinuEM?

    • Stomach aches, vomiting, & diarrhea
    • Foreign objects in the body
    • Skin infections & rash
    • Headache
    • Back pain
    • Contusions and lacerations
    • Upper respiratory infection
    • Shortness of breath
    • Broken bones & sprains
    • Toothaches & gum problems
    • Chest pain & palpitations
    • Leg symptoms
    • Weakness & dehydration
    • Urinary symptoms
    • Allergic reaction
    • Ear pain
    • Gynecologic complaints

  • How do you work with my current primary care physician?

    We don’t replace your existing doctors. We work closely with them and keep them in the loop the entire time, ensuring that your care is comprehensive and coordinated.

  • If I need a prescription refill, can you assist?

    Always. (Except for narcotics)

  • What's the difference between ContinuEM and an Urgent Care?

    Unlike urgent care clinics, ContinuEM facilities have greater capabilities such as CT, MRI, advanced IV medication and an on-site laboratory.

  • What types of COVID tests do you offer?

    We offer both Nasopharyngeal (NP) PCR and Oropharyngeal (OP) PCR tests.

    Nasopharyngeal (NP) PCR swabs are a nasal swab test and can offer results in as little as 30 minutes.

    Oropharyngeal (OP) PCR swabs are taken from the back of the mouth and throat and offer results in 12-48 hours

We’ve Got You Covered

Our goal is to provide urgent medical care to anyone in the area in their time of need at a cost that is right for them.

Insurance & Pricing

We accept: most HMO and PPO plans - Medicare - cash payment options

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We welcome you to come in for a visit, schedule your visit online or set up a Virtual Visit with us. Our staff is also available to answer any questions you might have.

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 11 PM

(last check-in at 10:30 PM)

Special Hours April 24th - 26th
8 AM - 10 PM (last check-in)

April 27th & 28th
10 AM - 5 PM (last check-in)

Saturday & Sunday

10 AM - 6 PM

(last check-in at 5:30 PM)

6430 South Street,
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 731-3990

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