Guess what… flu season is already BACK! I know that it is not in full swing, but we are already seeing cases of confirmed flu in the emergency room at Elite Care in Rice Village. It seems to be coming earlier and earlier each year. In fact, there are some communities and regions of the world where flu can occur year-round. If you recently visited the tropics you might be at risk of this. And I have seen communities where factory workers seem to … [Read more...] about 2019-20 Flu Season Starts Early
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Summertime in Texas means heat...a lot of heat. That’s why it’s important to both take precautions to avoid the dangerous effects of the sun and to understand when you’ve pushed it too far and a trip to the emergency room may be in order. Hi, I’m Dr. Aaron Schwartz, ER Physician here locally at Elite Care 24 Hour Emergency Room in Rice Village I too am looking forward to some time in the pool, or hanging out at the beach with friends and family, but I also understand that the sun does not … [Read more...] about Avoiding Heat-Related Injuries
Toothaches...OUCH! The pain associated with problems involving your teeth can be very minor or incredibly intolerable. It can come on immediately and out of nowhere. It’s possible that the pain in your tooth may have been caused by an accident or other trauma. in this instance, you may consider a trip to the emergency room. One instance where the decision to come to see us at the emergency room is absolutely the right call is if you develop a severe abscess. Abscesses can be … [Read more...] about When Are Toothaches Emergencies?
Have you ever felt like you had a cold that just wouldn’t go away? It seems like the nasal drainage and blockage just keeps hanging on. There is a good chance you are suffering from sinusitis (an infection or inflammation of the sinuses). Approximately 1 in 8 adults come down with sinusitis each year. Symptoms include: Stuffy, congested, or blocked nose Pain or pressure, in the face, head, or around the eyes Cold symptoms that last longer than usual Symptoms that do not improve … [Read more...] about Sinusitis Symptoms
Elite Care 24-HoWe’ve all felt a pain in our back. But when is that pain worthy of a trip to the emergency room? You know your body better than anyone. If you sense something is seriously wrong, or if the pain is so severe that you cannot wait to see your primary care doctor, a trip to see us at Elite Care in Rice Village is a good idea. … [Read more...] about Back Pain Emergencies