Acute Illness Care

What is an acute illness?

Acute conditions are severe and sudden in onset. This could describe anything from a broken bone to an asthma attack.

What are some types of acute illnesses?

Some examples of acute illnesses may include the following:
  • Cold
  • Flu syndrome
  • Strep throat
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Ear infection
  • Bladder infection
  • Cervical and thoracic lumbar sprain/strain

What causes an acute illness?

Viruses cause some acute illnesses.

What is the treatment for an acute illness?

Generally an acute illness will go away on its own. However, the patient may need some form of antibiotic or medical treatment.

The staff at FPA will make every effort possible to see an established patient in 24-48 hours for the examination and treatment of an acute illness.

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If you want a receptionist to help find an appointment for you, call us at
(330) 832-3188

Office hours

Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Closed on Sunday

Phone and fax

Phone: (330) 832-3188
Fax: (330) 832-9936


Family Practice Associates
2300 Wales Avenue, N.W.
Massillon, OH 44646

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Over 100 Years of Experience

The physicians of Family Practice Associates have over 100 years of combined experience in providing quality medical care to individuals of all ages since 1979. Let our passion for healthcare benefit you.

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Our doctors spend the time and energy to understand you. Love and respect for our patients is a philosophical difference that sets apart from others. Our patients are part of our family.

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