Month: May 2013

Bee Stings and Insect Bites

As we enter the warmer months and engage in more outdoor activities, insect bites and stings of various sorts will become more prevalent. Most reactions are localized, and consist of redness, swelling, pain, and/or itching at the site. If there is a stinger present it should be removed, if possible, in an urgent care setting. …

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Urgent Care vs Emergency Care

When you’re injured or not feeling well, it’s hard to determine if your condition is appropriate for the Emergency Room or if you should go to your local Urgent Care. If your ailment is a potentially life-threatening situation, such as chest pain, severe shortness of breath, major head trauma, or a sudden and severe pain, …

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