Not all cuts and wounds are serious enough for stitches or even a doctor's visit. And it can be difficult to know when to go to the doctor and when you can get by with treating your wound at home. Fortunately, there are several unmistakable signs to watch out for. If you or a loved one gets injured, take them to an urgent care or emergency department if any of the following scenarios describe your situation.
A few months ago, I experienced extreme stomach pain one night after taking a shower. This searing pain seized me so badly that I couldn’t stand up straight. So, I decided to recline on my couch. Unfortunately, the pain didn’t go away after doing this. Therefore, I decided to seek emergency care for this frightening problem. In the emergency room of a nearby hospital, I was diagnosed with an acute urinary tract infection. After taking antibiotics for several days, I felt like my old self again. I’m thankful for the prompt diagnosis that the experience staff at the hospital gave me. On this blog, you will discover effective ways to deal with an emergency situation.