Rock Island Medical Center offers Allergy Testing to our patients. A skin prick test, also called a puncture or scratch test, checks for immediate allergic reactions to as many as 40 different substances at once. The test is usually done to identify allergies to pollen, mold, pet dander, dust mites and foods. If you are interested in our Allergy Testing Services and would like to know more call our office at 954-721-8707 or contact us today by filling out our contact us form today!
A tuberculin skin test (also called a Mantoux tuberculin test) is done to see if you have ever been exposed to tuberculosis (TB). The test is done in our office by putting a small amount of TB protein (antigens) under the top layer of skin on your inner forearm. If you have ever been exposed to the TB bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), your skin will react to the antigens by developing a firm red bump at the site within 2 days.
The TB antigens used in a tuberculin skin test are called purified protein derivative (PPD). A measured amount of PPD in a shot is put under the top layer of skin on your forearm. This is a good test for finding a TB infection. It is often used when symptoms, screening, or testing, such as a chest X-ray, show that a person may have TB.
If you would like to schedule an appointment at our facility call us at 954-721-8707 or fill out our contact us form and a member of our team will be happy to assist you!
At Rock Island Medical Center we believe that an annual physical exam ensures wellness and good health. Our physician considers it a preventive step and a way to catch a more serious condition before it begins to cause problems. An annual physical can also monitor vitals like weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and other markers.
Our physician uses a physical exam to see how the body is performing. Depending on a patient’s personal health history, physican may choose to focus on certain areas of a physical exam. People with a family history of heart disease may receive additional blood pressure checks, blood tests, and cholesterol screenings. Based on test results, age, and personal health history, it is also an opportunity to discuss future prevention measures. Need to book your Annual Physical Exam? Call us at 954-721-8707 or fill out our contact us form and a member of our team will be happy to assist you!
It is the best tool to detect precancerous conditions and hidden, small tumors that may lead to cervical cancer. If detected early, cervical cancer can be cured.
Pap screen testing should begin at age 21. Routine screening is recommended every three years for women 21-65 years old. For women 30 to 65 years who have a normal Pap test with a negative HPV test, screening every five years is considered adequate. If you would like to schedule a procedure at our office call us at 954-721-8707 or fill out our contact us form and a member of our staff will be happy to assist you!
Rock Island Medical Center strives to offer our patients a variety of services to help them achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. One of the many services we offer our patients is our Weight Loss program through Slim Measures.
Slim Measures is a state of the art weight loss center, our Physician & Nutrition Consultants are committed to helping you achieve your weight loss goals. Our team will be your consultants to living a healthier lifestyle. Our program not only focuses on your weight loss but providing you the tools and knowledge to make the right dietary choices to maintain your weight loss.
Our staff are professionally trained experts in the weight loss industry. Our service and dedication to our patients is unsurpassed, with proven results and a “no fail attitude” we are committed to your weight loss results.
Our goal is to offer the best service for all of your weight loss needs. Our team continuously conducts research on the latest fads, diets, and medical studies to bring you exceptional results to help you maximize your health and wellness. We offer programs to fit any budget and have no hidden fees, contracts or additional products that you have to purchase to be successful in your weight loss. Our team explains you what you have to do to be successful and supports you every step of the way. To learn more about Slim Measures call us today at 954-721-8707 or contact the team at Slim Measures by filling out this contact us form.