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3300 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 787463300 Bee Cave 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
4.78(54 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Austin - Westbank Market - 3300 Bee Cave Rd
So quick and easy. Couldn’t have been better.

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9722 Great Hills Trl, Austin, TX 787599722 Great Hills Trl
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • ThuClosed
  • Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.73(44 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Austin Arboretum Market - 9722 Great Hills Trl
Pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient staff.

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6001 W William Cannon Dr, Austin, TX 787496001 W William Cannon Dr
Open until 8:00 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 - 4:00 pm
4.69(3.5k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Austin (William Cannon) - a BSWHealth partner - 6001 W William Cannon Dr, Austin
So thankful for this place avoid emergency room fees and wait times and don’t have to wait to be seen by primary care physican.  I’m almost afraid to leave a good review because then everyone will start going there and we won’t have our easy quick trips to the urgent care.

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351 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park, TX 78613351 Cypress Creek Road
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 27 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.65(3.9k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Cedar Park - a BSWHealth partner - 351 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
Rian was amazing drawing my blood!!! Typically it takes a few tries to get me but she got my vein in one try!!! Maggie was amazing as well! So was Angie! Defiantly coming back!

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19220 S I-35 Frontage Rd, Kyle, TX 7864019220 S I-35 Frontage 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
5.0(25 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Kyle - Dry River District - 19220 S I-35 Frontage Rd
Easy appointment set up online, welcoming atmosphere from the surroundings in the office, to medical assistants that are very kind and courteous as well as knowledgeable in their work. My daughter especially enjoyed her visit with Dr. Khady.

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1240 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 786641240 E Palm Valley Blvd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 27 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.53(3.8k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Round Rock - a BSWHealth partner - 1240 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock
I am an urgent care/family med nurse. I understand waits and how things can back up. With all the being said I’ll never come back again. I was told when we got in the room there were two pts in front of my kid. We were waiting 40 minutes past our scheduled “appointment” time before we even got to the room. I was annoyed but it was okay because again I get it. 40 minutes later after the 2 pt notification we were told there was one more pt in front of us. How do you spend 40 minutes with one pt in an urgent care setting?  Additionally the collection of my kids swabs was crazy- carrying them out of the room out in the open in the tech’s hands with no identifiers or anything. The NP never asked me any questions beyond what pharmacy we wanted. She got a run down from the tech I’m sure but it’s just nice after waiting so long to have more than 3-5 mins with the practitioner. In the end we got antibiotics and I suppose that’s something but this was such a weird visit. Also the facility is pretty run down.

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2510 Parmer Lane, Austin, TX 787272510 Parmer Lane
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
4.76(255 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, North Austin - 2510 Parmer Lane
I was nervous but for nothing. They were all fantastic
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3708 Jefferson St, Austin, TX 787313708 Jefferson St
Open 5:00 pm
  • Mon 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.16(544 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 3708 Jefferson St
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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3300 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 787463300 Bee Cave Rd
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.3(443 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 3300 Bee Cave Rd
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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2025 W Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 787042025 W Ben White Blvd
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.39(576 reviews)
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Quest Diagnostics - 2025 W Ben White Blvd
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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6600 S MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 787496600 S MoPac Expy
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.66(272 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Austin-William Cannon - 6600 S MoPac Expy
Kristen was amazing. She outshined the Nurse Practitioner. Her knowledge, patience, bedside manner and cooperation was outstanding and she deserves all the praise in the world. AFC is lucky to have an employee like her. I wish I knew her last name so I could send her a thank you and hug. Our scary experience was AMAZING because of her. You all are blessed to have someone so great!
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9911 Brodie Ln, Austin, TX 787489911 Brodie Ln
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.24(443 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 9911 Brodie Ln
Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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10900 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 7875910900 Research Blvd
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.33(472 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 10900 Research Blvd
I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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2301 Ranch Rd 620 S, Lakeway, TX 787342301 Ranch Rd 620 S
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 am
  • SunClosed
4.3(548 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 2301 Ranch Rd 620 S
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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12920 W Parmer Ln, Cedar Park, TX 7861312920 W Parmer Ln
Open 4:00 pm
  • Mon 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.47(562 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 12920 W Parmer Ln
Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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651 US-183, Leander, TX 78641651 US-183
Open 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.59(574 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 651 US-183
I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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2911 Medical Arts Square, Austin, TX 787052911 Medical Arts Square
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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3221 Red River St, Austin, TX 787053221 Red River St
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Next Level Urgent Care, Red River - 3221 Red River St
I was able to book last minute, and got my daughter the sports/school physical she needed. Everyone was super nice and helpful. All around lovely experience.
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2020 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 787412020 E Riverside Dr
Open until11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wed12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Thu12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Fri12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sat12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sun12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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711 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705711 W 38th St
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
Labcorp - 711 W 38th St
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Texas 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 Austin?

    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 Austin?

    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 Austin?

    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

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  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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