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701 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147701 S Broad St
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.44(18 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Philadelphia - 701 S Broad St
From start to finish the experience went smoothly.  Staff was amazing.

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1010 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 191331010 W Lehigh Ave
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4.57(543 reviews)
CityLife Health , Lehigh Avenue - 1010 W Lehigh Ave
The overall experience at the Lehigh office was totally satisfactory. Each staff member was presentable and professional. My great granddaughter was treated with understanding and when necessary,even humor to gain her cooperation. A positive experience was had by the both of us .

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6232 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 191396232 Market St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4.54(530 reviews)
CityLife Health, Cobbs Creek - 6232 Market St
The Heavy Set Girl Kalay I’m not sure if that’s her name but she was very nasty to me for no reason she ask why am I here I said for everything cause literally I’m there for everything she turn and walked away say I’m sick of you people like girl I’m grown darn near 50 who you taking to and what’s the problem I love this place everybody is so nice but she may not wanna work there around good people cause her attitude stinks I started to walk out of there but I know the rest of the staff is so friendly and welcoming except her!!!

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5000 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 191245000 Frankford Ave
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4.6(324 reviews)
CityLife Health, Frankford - 5000 Frankford Ave
I love coming here my favorite office they are quick and the staff is awesome they treated me with so much care like always and they treated my daughter with care it was her first time I will always come here

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363 W Browning Rd, Bellmawr, NJ 08031363 W Browning Rd
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 27 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4.85(3.2k reviews)
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Live Urgent Care, Bellmawr - 363 W Browning Rd
Super service!! Fast, friendly, and efficient!! I was in and out so fast, even though I was a walk-in. The Drs are always knowledgeable and professional, which I really appreciate! Well done!!

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1585 The Fairway, Jenkintown, PA 190461585 The Fairway
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.67(55 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Jenkintown - 1585 The Fairway
This is my second time coming here and I love how quick they are and it’s so clean!! The girl at the front was super nice and the provider I saw Deb was wonderful!!

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3532 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 190733532 West Chester Pike
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.53(34 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Newtown Square - 3532 West Chester Pike
It was my first visit and I would highly recommend this as an alternative when your family doctor is unavailable. Great service and very professional. I was quite satisfied with my visit.

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295 NJ-73, Evesham, NJ 08053295 NJ-73
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.57(93 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Marlton Crossing - 295 NJ-73
The easiest doctor visit ever!!! Very clean facility, great staff members.

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2019 Welsh Rd, Dresher, PA 190252019 Welsh Rd
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.77(88 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Dresher - 2019 Welsh Rd
All staff were efficient, effective, and friendly/ professional.

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107 Town Center Rd, King Of Prussia, PA 19406107 Town Center Rd
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 27 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4.79(1.1k reviews)
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Live Urgent Care, King of Prussia  - 107 Town Center Rd, King Of Prussia
Just learned they preformed a pregnancy test on me without my knowledge or consent nor did they tell me the results of this test.  I was made aware on my insurance EOB from them billing my insurance company for it.  Absolutely unethical to be preforming tests without any knowledge or consent.

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401 Horsham Rd, Horsham, PA 19044401 Horsham Rd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.68(615 reviews)
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Liberty Urgent Care, Horsham  - 401 Horsham Rd
Solv doesn’t make an actual appointment.  1 1/2 hour wait

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740 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936740 Bethlehem Pike
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
5.0(23 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Montgomeryville - 740 Bethlehem Pike
Easy to schedule, they had a same day appt and I was able to book right at 9 am, staff and PA were SO nice, PA was informative and friendly, with great bedside manner and advice. My only opportunity area for this Urgent Care would be to reduce the wait time. It took 40 minutes before I even saw the PA from when I arrived with the 9 am appt. And all together I was there 1 hour and 30 minutes. PA was new and learning the ropes and computer systems, but this waiting time (with an appt) should look to be shortened in the future.

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500 Forty Foot Rd, Hatfield, PA 19440500 Forty Foot Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.7(600 reviews)
Liberty Urgent Care, Hatfield - 500 Forty Foot Rd
Thanks for all staff! Receptionist, sorry I don’t know her name, great girl, Nicole and Jazzy:)

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6 Earlin Ave, Pemberton Township, NJ 080156 Earlin Ave
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.63(106 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Browns Mills - 6 Earlin Ave
I'm here from out of town and my chest cold progressed into bronchitis, I wasn't sure how the urgent cares were in this area but I heard great things about Carbon Health. Was able to book online and when I arrived the front desk staff were very kind and knowledgable about my insurance. Was called right back and seen very quickly. Even got x-rays (the x-ray tech was also amazing). Appointment was at 2pm, and I was out the door by 3pm. Highly recommend!!!

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3371 Brunswick Pike, Trenton, NJ 086483371 Brunswick Pike
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.63(97 reviews)
Carbon Health Urgent Care, Lawrenceville - 3371 Brunswick Pike
Today is the first time I learned about Carbon Health when it was recommended to me by the local CVS. Everything about my visit today was excellent! They are definitely my new urgent care center and I plan on telling my friends and family all about my pleasant experience there this morning.

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1000 Atlantic Ave, Camden, NJ 081041000 Atlantic Ave
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4.8(12 reviews)
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Citylife Health, Camden - 1000 Atlantic Ave

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1808 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA 195251808 Swamp Pike
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.6(72 reviews)
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MedSurg Urgent Care, Gilbertsville - 1808 Swamp Pike
Great place to be seen quickly and efficiently.  This was my third visit.
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245 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107245 N Broad St
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  • Mon 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 245 N Broad St
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834 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107834 Chestnut St
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  • Mon 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Labcorp - 834 Chestnut St
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816 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107816 Chestnut St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 816 Chestnut St
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Pennsylvania Pulmonary Function Tests

A pulmonary function test is usually performed by a respiratory therapist or another licensed pulmonary expert. In one test, a spirometer with a mouthpiece is utilized, whereas in the other, an air-tight enclosure is used. If your doctor determines that you need a pulmonary function test, you may be sent to a specialist.

A pulmonary function test may be required if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • A cough that lasts for at least 8 weeks is considered chronic.
  • Shortness of breath can occur even after little or no exercise.
  • You've been coughing up mucus for a month or longer.
  • Coughing up blood and wheezing
  • Discomfort in the chest that does not go away
  • Infections of the lungs are very prevalent.

Follow these steps to prepare for your pulmonary function test:

  • Avoid eating a heavy lunch just before the exam.
  • Do not smoke for 6 hours before your exam.
  • Do not engage in any strenuous exercise for 6 hours before your exam.
  • Avoid drinking coffee on the day of your exam.
  • Wear loose clothing that won't get in the way of your breathing.
  • If you have dentures, put them on for the test.

Because the test necessitates some rapid and forceful breathing, you may feel dizzy or lightheaded at times. Let your healthcare provider know if you need to take a break. You might be weary after the test and need to rest.

If your results indicate that you have a lung disease, your doctor will talk to you about your treatment choices, which may include pulmonary rehabilitation, medication, or oxygen therapy. Changing your lifestyle can also help you improve your lung health. Quitting smoking, eating a good diet, exercising regularly, and getting enough quality sleep are all important for lung health. Additionally, staying hydrated might help thin mucus in your lungs, making it easier to breathe.

Pulmonary Function Test FAQs

  • What is a pulmonary function test?

    The effectiveness of the lungs is determined by a pulmonary function test. The test evaluates lung volume, capacity, gas exchange, and rate of flow, as well as other lung-related characteristics. Your doctor may be able to identify and treat some lung diseases based on the results.

  • How are pulmonary function tests performed?

    Pulmonary function tests can be performed in two ways, depending on the information your doctor needs. In some cases, your doctor may request both tests since they measure different things. To evaluate your breathing, your doctor may use a spirometer (a device with a mouthpiece) or have you stand inside an air-tight box that resembles a telephone booth.

  • What does a pulmonary function test measure?

    • A pulmonary function test evaluates several elements of lung health. Here are a few examples:
    • The volume of the lungs when they are entirely full of air is known as total lung capacity.
    • The amount of air you can forcefully expel once your lungs have been completely filled is known as forced vital capacity.
    • After you've expelled as much as you can, the amount of air left in your lungs.
    • Functional residual capacity is the quantity of air left in your lungs after you typically exhale.
  • How much does a PFT test cost?

    The cost of a pulmonary function test is determined by several factors, including the type of test you've had, whether you've had one or both tests, where your test was performed, and if you have health insurance. Without insurance, a pulmonary function test might cost anywhere from $340 to $830.

  • Does insurance cover PFT testing in Philadelphia?

    If you have health insurance, your pulmonary function test may be paid for 80 to 100% of the cost. Your insurance company may want a note from your doctor stating that the test is medically necessary. The amount you pay out of pocket depends on whether you have a copay and whether you have met your deductible. If you have any questions about your personal insurance plan's coverage, contact your insurance carrier.

  • Who should get a pulmonary function test in Philadelphia?

    For a variety of causes, a pulmonary function test may be requested. They're sometimes performed as part of a routine physical exam. They may also be necessary for people who work in hazardous environments, such as coal mines, where the risk of lung illness is greater. Your doctor may conduct a pulmonary function test to help detect allergies or lung problems such asthma, bronchiectasis, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis.

  • How do I read pulmonary function test results?

    When reading pulmonary function test results, it's important to understand lung function and the typical values for each function examined (total lung capacity, forced vital capacity, residual volume, and functional residual capacity). Your doctor will go through the results of your tests with you and let you know if there are any anomalies to be concerned about.

  • How long does it take to get PFT test results in Philadelphia?

    The test takes 45 minutes to an hour to complete. The results will need to be reviewed by a pulmonologist, a specialist who specializes in lung illnesses. The results will then be forwarded to the doctor who requested the test on your behalf. When your results are ready, schedule a follow-up visit with your doctor to go over them.

  • How can I book a pulmonary function test through Solv?

    It's easy to schedule a pulmonary function test with Solv. In the search bar on our website, type "pulmonary." You'll notice a pulmonary function test choice emerges. After entering your address or selecting the option to use your current location, click the search icon. You'll find a list of providers in your area as well as available appointment times. Fill out the form to schedule an appointment at the best location and time for you.

  • Can I do at-home PFT testing?

    Some lung function tests can be performed in the comfort of your own home. These use a peak flow meter, which you blow into, to measure airflow. These tests are typically given to those who have been diagnosed with a lung condition and need to monitor their airflow on a regular basis. Contact a doctor if you're having problems breathing or have other symptoms of a possible lung ailment, such as pain when breathing, shortness of breath, or chronic coughing.

Sources

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  1. John Hopkins Medicine: Pulmonary Function Tests
    https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/pulmonary-function-tests
  2. MedlinePlus: Pulmonary Function Tests
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003853.htm
  3. WebMD: Should You Test Your Lung Function at Home?
    https://www.webmd.com/lung/lung-function-home-test

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