IV Fluid Treatment in Miami-Dade

Loss of body fluids from sickness, heat, or excessive activity is a common occurrence in Miami. However, when your body loses too much fluid and it is not quickly replaced, you can become dehydrated.

If you’re experiencing signs of dehydration and require IV hydration, you can walk in to any nearby UHealth Jackson Urgent Care center without an appointment and be seen quickly by a UHealth—the University of Miami Health System board-certified doctor.

Our doctors and providers will perform a full examination and ask about your symptoms. If deemed necessary, after determining that there are no underlying serious medical conditions, a doctor will begin treating you with intravenous fluids, also known as IV fluids. IV fluids contain potassium, glucose, and sodium, which are electrolytes your body needs to function properly. During an IV hydration treatment, an area of the skin is disinfected before an IV catheter is inserted into the vein. From there, fluids are delivered through the IV and directly into your bloodstream to help you feel better as soon as possible.

Most Common Questions

Do I need an appointment to receive IV fluids?

No, you can walk in to any UHealth Jackson Urgent Care center without an appointment to receive IV fluids. Click here to view the hours for an urgent care center near you.

When should I get an IV fluid treatment?

If you are experiencing signs of dehydration such as dizziness, lightheadedness, dry mouth, muscle cramps, nausea, and more, visit a UHealth Jackson Urgent Care center near you for IV fluids.

How long does an IV fluid treatment take?

An IV fluid treatment may vary for each individual and can take between 30 and 45 minutes.

Does IV fluid treatment hurt?

You might feel a pinch or pressure as the IV goes into your arm, but it should not be painful past the initial few seconds.

How much does an IV fluid treatment cost?

If you have insurance, your IV fluid treatment may be covered by your insurance plan. You may have to pay a copay and/or a deductible. If you don’t have insurance, we offer a self-pay option for IV fluids, click here to view the price to see a doctor and the additional fee for an IV fluid treatment.

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