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Beat Spring Allergies With a UPMC AnywhereCare Visit


WRITTEN BY: MyUPMC
Friday, March 14th, 2014

This post was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Spring has finally arrived, or so they say, and if you’re one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, runny nose, and other irritating symptoms.

With UPMC AnywhereCareyou can get quick and convenient treatment so you can get back to doing all the fun activities that spring offers, no matter the time or place.

“As people start to become affected with allergies, UPMC AnywhereCare can be used as a valuable, time-saving tool to get treated, instead of taking time to schedule an appointment,” says Natasa Sokolovich, executive director of telemedicine at UPMC. “The convenience of getting treatment from your couch, at work, or wherever else you happen to be is definitely something people are looking for.”

How the UPMC AnywhereCare Visit Works

Connect with a UPMC online health care professional in a convenient and secure way using your smart phone, tablet, or computer.

The health care provider will conduct a face-to-face video visit with you to determine a diagnosis and recommend a personal treatment plan and advice, prepared just for you.

Conditions We Treat During a UPMC AnywhereCare Visit

Some of the additional common adult conditions that can be treated using UPMC AnywhereCare virtual visits include:

UPMC AnywhereCare Pediatric (ages three and older) visits include:

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Pink eye
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
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