Indigestion and Heartburn
Had your fill of symptoms?
Learn how to prepare for your visit, how to get the most out of it and about any care restrictions.
Indigestion is a term that describes discomfort or burning in the stomach or throat. It is also referred to as heartburn. Symptoms can include a burning pain, cough and a feeling of fullness soon after eating. Symptoms may be experienced occasionally or daily. We can provide you with a treatment plan based on your history and symptoms.
What to know before your visit
Patients with the following may be directed to another health care setting:
- Shortness of breath or sweating
- Chest pain or pressure or pain radiating to your jaw, neck or arm
- Unintentional weight loss or loss of appetite
- Repeated vomiting or vomiting with blood
- Black, tarry stools
- Trouble swallowing
What to expect at your visit
- Sign in at the electronic kiosk to see a nurse practitioner or physician assistant.* No appointment necessary.
- Your practitioner will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, conduct an examination and provide a personalized treatment plan.
- Your practitioner may conduct needed testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. Visit our Price List for these fees.
- At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt and educational materials.
- The summary of your visit can be sent to your primary care provider with your permission.
*MinuteClinic® employs physician assistants in select states. See here for details.