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2715 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 770052715 Bissonnet St
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.76(417 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Upper Kirby - 2715 Bissonnet St
Came to take a Dot Physical exam on Father’s Day and the staff got me in and out asap to enjoy the rest of my day with the family . Thanks

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5568 Weslayan St, Houston, TX 770055568 Weslayan St
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.74(707 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, West University - 5568 Weslayan St
Was a very pleasant experience for a Monday morning!  Impressed!

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15236 Wallisville Rd, Houston, TX 7701515236 Wallisville 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
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.77(919 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Channelview - 15236 Wallisville Rd
Not my first ever visit. I missed last night before their closing. But walked in late morning, signed in, gave Chief Complaint, Meds Allergies List, Daily Meds List, gave Specimen for Labs, saw Dr Johnson, and Tyra (RadTech). Received a diagnosis and copy of visit summary. I do not think I was there (from walk-in to walk-out more than an hour — if that long. I definitely recommend the Doctor and Staff and AFC Urgent Care, their attention to the patient and the needs of the patient areconsistent and what makes me think of them First when I need help. Thank you, and God Bless you,all

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1922 Greenhouse Rd, Houston, TX 770841922 Greenhouse 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
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.72(535 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care , Katy - Greenhouse Road - 1922 Greenhouse Rd
Staff made me feel very dismissed with my concerns and how I was feeling and wrote off the weeks of illness I have been doing with. Bed side manner  needs a little work.

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2402 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 770582402 Bay Area Blvd
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 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.73(299 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Clear Lake - 2402 Bay Area Blvd
Labored breathing, tightness in chest, coughing, tired, The staff was friendly and very professional.  I highly recommend

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1448 Kingwood Dr, Houston, TX 773391448 Kingwood Dr
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.81(371 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Kingwood - 1448 Kingwood Dr
Made appointment at 8 am for 9 am got there at 850 was seen before 9 . Staff were great , very professional , they listen to you  and gave me exactly what I needed. Highly recommend !

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5885 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 770575885 San Felipe St
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
4.9(910 reviews)
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Memorial Hermann- GoHealth Urgent Care, Tanglewood - 5885 San Felipe St, Houston

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10906 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 7707010906 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W
Open until 5:00 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Jul 4 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.74(4.4k reviews)
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NextCare Urgent Care, Houston - a BSWHealth partner - 10906 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W, Houston
I've been dealing with some pain in my right calf for quite some time so I decided to schedule an appointment to see what they would have to say. I was in and out within an hour and the doctor on duty provide me with a good explanation what I was dealing with. Was glad I had this.

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1202 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 770581202 E NASA Pkwy
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Jul 4 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.71(3.4k reviews)
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NextCare Urgent Care, Clear Lake - a BSWHealth partner - 1202 E NASA Pkwy, Houston
Went in for an aggravatingly itchy rash on my legs!  Within 40 minutes of treatment the difference was amazing! I should never had waited so long to go in!!

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6306 Fairbanks North Houston Rd, Houston, TX 770406306 Fairbanks North Houston Rd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.67(1.9k reviews)
Brazos Urgent Care, Fairbanks - 6306 Fairbanks North Houston Rd
Everything was great. The staff was excellent.

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6930 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 770696930 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.68(2.5k reviews)
Brazos Urgent Care, Champions - 6930 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W
I was super impressed! Their paperwork was quick and easy. The chairs were wide enough to fit in comfortably. Staff was very friendly. Treatment was prompt and already feel a lot better. I was in and out in record time! Did I tell you how silos the paperwork was to complete on your phone? Not 4-8 pages of repetitive signatures!! Awesome all around!!! Thanks and Merry Christmas, Nalani C.

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12120 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 7707012120 Jones Rd
Open until 6:00 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 - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.89(168 reviews)
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Apex Urgent Care, Cyfair - 12120 Jones Rd
Took a very long time got my daughter to be seen close to an hour? That’s my only complaint.

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4517 Kingwood Dr, Houston, TX 773454517 Kingwood Dr
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.67(1.8k reviews)
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RapidClinic - 4517 Kingwood Dr
I woke up in the night with a terrible sinus infection and was able to schedule a visit first thing in the morning.  The check-in process couldn’t have been easier and the staff was both helpful and nice.  Very very thankful!!

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13111 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 7707713111 Westheimer Rd
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  • 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 - 4:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.74(31 reviews)
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Bellville Urgent Care , Westheimer - 13111 Westheimer Rd
Scheduling and check-in was a smooth transition. Friendly staff members created a pleasant atmosphere as well as the care given. I would highly recommend this provider services!

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1398 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 770771398 Eldridge Pkwy
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  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.63(43 reviews)
Apex Urgent Care, Energy Corridor - 1398 Eldridge Pkwy
Check in was fast. Friendly staff. Clean facility. Kid baby didn’ friendly

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8955 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 770958955 Hwy 6 N
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  • 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 - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.9(244 reviews)
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Brazos Urgent Care , Copperfield - 8955 Hwy 6 N
I’ve been here a few times. Never a wait, always helpful staff and I don’t have to argue for a script by being told it’s just a virus when it’s clearly not. Thanks for a great experience each time. I really REALLY appreciate it!

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5302 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 774015302 Bellaire Blvd
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
3.78(18 reviews)
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Bellaire Emergency Room - 5302 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire
I recently visited Bellaire ER. The front desk ladies were very nice. My nurse Melissa went above and beyond to make me feel better. Lastly Dr. Quitanilla provide fast precise care to get me back on track and feeling better. Thank you all.

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9455 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Humble, TX 773969455 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.71(882 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Humble, TX - 9455 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
Was not pleased with the small prescription dosage that doctor gave me still have pain. I will not return to this facility again

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2705 E Broadway St, Pearland, TX 775812705 E Broadway St
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun 8:45 am - 9:00 pm
  • Jul 4 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.6(3.4k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Pearland - a BSWHealth partner - 2705 E Broadway St, Pearland
The entire  staff did an amazing very professional,courteous and knowledgeable .

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8850 Spencer Hwy, La Porte, TX 775718850 Spencer Hwy
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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.8(852 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care , La Porte - 8850 Spencer Hwy
The staff were nice. Very welcoming, answered all of my questions. The visit was very smooth and pleasant.

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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 Houston?

    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 Houston?

    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 Houston?

    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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