Everyone has probably had a headache at some point in their life. But if you find yourself getting them on a regular basis, it’s time to see a doctor. But if you suddenly get a headache out of nowhere that is at a pain level of extreme severity… You should consider a trip to the emergency room. In this instance, there is a chance that something bigger is going on and the emergency room has the ability to run all of the diagnostic needed to make sure you are OK. At Elite Care 24 Hour … [Read more...] about Headaches
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A cough in and of itself is nothing to worry about. However, if your cough is accompanied by difficulty breathing an emergency room visit may be a good decision. Furthermore, if you can’t walk but a few steps without losing your breath, or if your cough is accompanied by a fever and/or chills, and weakness you should consider coming to see us. Upper respiratory issues are nothing to dismiss lightly. Be smart and if you need emergency attention our team at Elite Care 24 Hour Emergency … [Read more...] about Upper Respiratory Infection: Should I Go To The ER?
Accidents and emergencies happen and when they do, you want the best medical treatment and you want it fast. No one wants to go the hospital ER and sit for hours and hours waiting in pain when you’d rather be home and in bed. Come see us at Elite Care and say hello to the best emergency care available without the annoying endless waits at the hospital. Our average wait time is only 10 minutes. Before you know it you’ll be seen by our ER doctors, treated and home while everyone else is … [Read more...] about Accidents: Should I Go To The Emergency Room?
No one enjoys having a fever. When you find your temperature rising there are a few things you can do to help control it. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil) can assist in reducing your fever. Other remedies to help you feel better include taking a lukewarm bath or shower. The key is to keep it lukewarm. Don’t make it cold, never use ice, and if you start to shiver, warm the water up and then get out and rest. It is also important to drink plenty of water. Stay hydrated. … [Read more...] about Fever: Should I Go To The Emergency Room?
Accidents happen and when cuts or lacerations have certain traits, emergency care should be sought out. If your cut is really deep, won’t stop bleeding, or was caused by a dirty item or a rusty nail, a trip to Elite Care is a good idea. We’ll get you cleaned and stitched up in no time. And should you need antibiotics, a tetanus shot, or any other medical treatment we’ll be here and have you back home in no time. Of course, our team of ER docs and nurses are always here 24/7, ready for … [Read more...] about Cuts: When Should I Visit The ER?
Accidents happen and sometimes those accidents result in broken bones. Normally when a bone fracture occurs you will notice some of the following: Bruising, swelling, and possibly deformity. Of these three, deformity is by far the most obvious sign that you’ve broken something. Simple breaks such as fingers or wrists may be ok being treated at a local urgent care. However, breaks that involve areas such as the ribs, spine, skull, face, pelvis and major arm and leg bones are definitely … [Read more...] about Broken Bones: Should I Go To The Emergency Room?