A compassionate, experienced family medicine physician is vital to your overall health. The experienced team at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D. in Houston, Texas, works directly with patients to help them achieve their desired health goals. They offer various treatment options and preventive services to support your health for years to come. Call the team today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.
Family medicine practitioners (FMPs) care for most of your medical needs, from acute and chronic illness treatment to preventive services. FMPs can care for nearly every member of your family – the team at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D. sees patients from ages 4 to over 65.
The family medicine physicians at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D. treat patients of all ages, from conception to geriatrics. They offer a wide range of expertise and treat families for a variety of conditions, including:
An acute condition is one that begins relatively suddenly and resolves itself within a few days or weeks. Because they tend to develop quickly, acute illnesses often cause stronger symptoms than chronic conditions.
After a comprehensive evaluation, which may include a rapid strep test, a flu test, or blood work, your doctor can determine the right treatment for you.
Chronic conditions last for at least three to six months and typically develop gradually. As a result, your symptoms may slowly worsen or come and go. Some of the most common chronic conditions the team at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D. treats are:
Without proper treatment, chronic illnesses can reduce your quality of life.
Family medicine physicians treat people of all ages, so this offers the convenience of allowing your entire family to receive medical care under one roof. This also allows you to build a strong relationship with your doctor over the years.
Additionally, your provider can monitor your health and well-being over time, making adjustments to treatment as necessary to improve your quality of life.
The most common preventive service that a family medicine doctor provides is an annual physical exam. An annual physical is a yearly exam that helps your doctor evaluate your overall health. Physicals are important to identify early signs of illness or risk factors for certain diseases.
During a physical, your doctor at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D. reviews your medical history and asks you detailed questions regarding your diet, level of physical activity, and lifestyle habits. They then listen to your heart and lungs, feel your abdomen, and check your ears, nose, and throat.
A physical exam is a perfect time to bring up any questions or concerns you have about your health, so come prepared with a list of topics you want to discuss.
To schedule an appointment with the team at Fernando Bueso, M.D., P.A. and Francisco J. Bueso, M.D., call the office or book a visit online today.