Flu & Strep
What to Expect From Your Leg Fracture MRI
Jun 02, 2023
If you’ve experienced a leg fracture, an advanced imaging test called an MRI can help your doctor get a clear picture of the bones as well as the surrounding soft tissue. Here’s what to expect if you’re scheduled for a leg fracture MRI.
When Is a Headache a Medical Emergency?
May 01, 2023
A headache can be painful and frustrating, but it usually isn’t a medical emergency. However, certain symptoms experienced along with a headache mean you should head to the ER immediately.
What an MRI Can Tell You After a Sports Injury
Apr 04, 2023
Because MRIs can reveal damage to soft tissues and structures in your body, they are often recommended after a sports injury. Here’s what you can learn from your MRI scan and why it may be ordered by your doctor.
5 Signs Your Child has Strep Throat
Mar 08, 2023
When a sore throat comes on quickly, it could be strep throat. Fortunately, this bacterial infection responds well to antibiotics, and prompt treatment helps make your child comfortable. Here are five signs that suggest your child has strep throat.
When to Seek Emergency Care for a Fever
Feb 07, 2023
A fever is a natural response to illness. But, when a fever reaches high levels, you experience severe symptoms, or it lasts for several days, you need advanced care. Here’s when to seek emergency care for a fever.
How to Prevent Another Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Jan 02, 2023
If you’re unlucky enough to experience regular urinary tract infections, there are steps you can take to prevent the next one. Here are some tips to prevent bacteria from entering your urinary tract.
5 STDS and How to Prevent Them
Dec 06, 2022
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are not something you should take lightly. If you’re sexually active, you’re at risk of contracting one. Here are five of the most common STDs and how to keep yourself safe.
8 Conditions That Call for Emergency Care
Nov 01, 2022
You can’t plan for illness or injury and when you’ll need care. Here are eight conditions for which medical care should never be postponed. If you or a loved one experiences any of these, head to your nearest emergency room or call 911.
How Can I Stay Safe When I Need an X-ray?
Oct 07, 2022
X-rays offer essential information when a medical professional needs to diagnose a broken bone or pneumonia or to screen for catastrophic diseases, such as breast cancer. When you’re told you need an X-ray, follow these recommendations to stay safe.
Is It Covid or the Flu?
Sep 01, 2022
You wake up with a sore throat, stuffy nose, and body aches. These symptoms often indicate the flu, but it could also be a sign of COVID-19. Here’s how to determine if you should take a COVID test.
What You Should Know About Herpes
Aug 01, 2022
Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that isn’t curable. Fortunately, it can be managed successfully. Here’s what you need to know about herpes.
Reasons Why We Use Ultrasound
Jul 01, 2022
Ultrasound provides a detailed view of soft tissue and organs, which can be instrumental in diagnosing symptoms as varied as joint issues, abdominal cramping, or pelvic pain. Read on to learn about the many ways we use this noninvasive test.
What Your Urine Can Tell Us About Your Health
Jun 01, 2022
Your urine provides plenty of insight when it comes to your health. Here’s why checking your urine’s color, analyzing your urine frequency, and evaluating its consistency matters. Read on to learn more.
Warning Signs Your Child Has Strep
May 01, 2022
Kids frequently catch colds and other illnesses at school, daycare, and during playdates, and a sore throat is a common symptom. Here’s how to tell if your child’s sore throat is strep throat that requires antibiotic care to prevent complications.
Who Should be Screened for STDs and How Often?
Apr 08, 2022
STDs are incredibly common. If you’re sexually active, it’s essential to be protected and to get tested often. But, how “often” is often? Here are some answers.
When Should You Visit the ER Instead of Urgent Care?
Mar 15, 2022
Urgent care is convenient if you have a medical issue that needs attention within 24 hours, but it’s not appropriate when your life or limbs are on the line. Here’s when the ER is your best option for emergency care.
9 Common Reasons for an Ultrasound
Feb 11, 2022
An ultrasound is a pain-free and non-invasive diagnostic test that offers a view of organs and soft tissues inside your body. Here’s when you might benefit from this sound-wave imaging technology.
Why You May Need a CT Scan After a Head Injury
Jan 20, 2022
When a bump to the head cuts your scalp or causes an egg-sized lump, it’s a sure sign you need a medical evaluation. But what about head blows that leave no mark? CT scans can determine the severity of your head injury. Find out when you need one.
Possible Rabies Exposure is a Sugar Land Emergency
Jul 08, 2021
Sometimes an animal bite is a Sugar Land emergency, especially if the animal may have had rabies. Rabies is a virus that spreads through the saliva of infected animals and it attacks your nervous system and brain.
When to get Sugar Land Emergency Care for Eye Symptoms
Jun 08, 2021
When do you need Sugar Land emergency care for your eyes? There are a surprising number of reasons why you might need to visit the ER for eye symptoms.
Back Pain: When to Visit a Sugar Land Emergency Clinic
May 07, 2021
Back pain is a common complaint, which can lead many people to assume they’ll be fine with rest.
When does Diabetes become a Sugar Land Emergency?
Apr 08, 2021
If you or someone you love has diabetes, it’s vital to work with your primary care provider to help with diabetes management. However, a Sugar Land emergency can happen at any time.
Sugar Land Emergency Care: Pregnancy Emergencies
Mar 08, 2021
In some cases, you may need Sugar Land emergency care while pregnant. There are several things to look out for when you’re pregnant.
Cardiac Emergencies & Your Sugar Land Emergency Clinic
Feb 08, 2021
February is American Heart Month, so it’s important to discuss heart awareness. Your Sugar Land emergency clinic is here to provide some general information about cardiac emergencies and what to do about them.
When Does Someone Need Sugar Land Emergency Care?
Jan 08, 2021
Do you know how to identify an emergency? This may seem like an obvious question, but many people delay seeking Sugar Land emergency care because they didn’t realize they or someone near them was experiencing a medical emergency.
Sugar Land Emergency Clinic & Foodborne Illnesses
Dec 08, 2020
‘Tis the season to get together and share meals with friends and family, but be careful about foodborne illnesses that can land you in your Sugar Land emergency clinic.
Sugar Land Emergency Care for Asthma Attacks
Nov 06, 2020
Asthma affects many people, but you still may need Sugar Land emergency care for an asthma attack.
Sugar Land Emergency: Ambulance, Drive, or Rideshare?
Oct 08, 2020
In the middle of a Sugar Land emergency, it can be difficult to decide whether it’s best to call an ambulance or drive to the hospital. Planning ahead of time can help you act quickly when a Sugar Land emergency occurs.
Sugar Land Emergency Care & Alcohol Poisoning
Sep 08, 2020
About 3,000 people die from alcohol poisoning every year. Therefore, you should know the signs and dangers of alcohol poisoning and when to seek Sugar Land emergency care.
Signs of High Blood Pressure Sugar Land Emergency
Aug 07, 2020
While high blood pressure is a common condition, there are some cases where blood pressure becomes a Sugar Land emergency. This is called a hypertensive emergency, which can lead to organ damage, organ failure, and death.
RSV & When to Visit Your Sugar Land Emergency Clinic
Jul 08, 2020
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis in babies.
When Bug Bites Turn into a Sugar Land Emergency
Jun 08, 2020
Summer is a fun time of year full of outdoor activities. However, it’s also the season that bugs like most. In most cases, bug bites are harmless, but they can turn into a Sugar Land emergency situation quickly.
When to Visit the ER for Sports-Related Head Injuries
May 08, 2020
Sports are a fun way to get active, particularly for children and adolescents. However, in some cases sports-related head injuries will require help from your Sugar Land emergency clinic.
COVID-19 Test Vs. Coronavirus Antibodies Test
Apr 23, 2020
Are you wondering what type of coronavirus test you need? There are two different types of tests for coronavirus: the COVID-19 test and the coronavirus antibodies/antigens test.
Tips for Staying Calm During a Sugar Land Emergency
Apr 08, 2020
When you’re not feeling well, going to your Sugar Land emergency facility may be nerve-wracking.
When to Bring Your Child to Your Sugar Land Emergency Clinic
Mar 06, 2020
There are many reasons you may need to take your child to your Sugar Land emergency clinic.
Am I Having a Heart Attack? Chest Pain & Your Sugar Land ER
Feb 07, 2020
If you are experiencing chest pain, you may need the help of a Sugar Land emergency physician.
Food Poisoning: When to Visit a Sugar Land Emergency Clinic
Jan 08, 2020
Many people have experienced food poisoning at one point in their lives. However, sometimes there are severe complications of this condition which require a visit to your Sugar Land emergency clinic.
Handwashing Techniques to Prevent Needing Emergency Care
Dec 06, 2019
Handwashing is the best way to prevent getting and spreading bacteria and viruses. Some of those sicknesses could lead to you needing Sugar Land emergency care.
A Sugar Land Emergency Room’s Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress
Nov 08, 2019
The holidays are usually filled with laughter and family gatherings. However, these joyous occasions can be sources of worry for some members of your family.
Flu Season Is Projected To Be A Bad One – Prepare With Sugar Land Emergency Care
Oct 15, 2019
Medical researchers are already seeing signs that this winter’s flu season could be especially severe throughout the United States and could prompt numerous visits to Sugar Land emergency care facilities.
What You Need to Know About Blue-Green Algae
Sep 12, 2019
Blue-green algae has been identified as a threat to the health and lives of dogs across the United States and is present in certain lakes in Texas.
Sugar Land Emergency Clinic’s Back-to-School Health Tips
Aug 08, 2019
Getting children ready to go back to school requires organization and attention to not only buying new clothes and supplies but also making sure health requirements are met.
What the Yuck? Embarrassing Health Questions and Answers
Jul 16, 2019
The human body is a miraculous organism. However, some functions of the human body are difficult to understand or may cause embarrassment.
FDA Claims Sunscreen Seeps Into Bloodstream: What You Need To Know
Jun 12, 2019
According to a report by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the active ingredients in popular sunscreens can be absorbed through the skin at potentially dangerous levels.
What is Allergic Asthma?
May 23, 2019
Asthma affects more than 26 million people in the U.S. In Texas, approximately 1.5 million adults, or 7.3 percent of the population, have asthma
What You Need to Know About Anxiety
Apr 15, 2019
Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. However, excessive anxiety can lead to an anxiety attack. The symptoms of excessive anxiety are similar to those of a heart attack.
Heart Attacks Occurring in Younger Women
Mar 12, 2019
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both women and men.
Preparing for Spring Allergies
Feb 18, 2019
Spring in Houston, Texas, brings warm weather, budding flowers and fresh breezes.
What Kind of Germs Are Living on Your Cell Phone?
Jan 17, 2019
Most people know that toilets, doorknobs and money harbor bacteria and viruses.
Spread Joy Not Germs This Holiday Season
Dec 10, 2018
During the holiday season, there are simple ways make sure you and your loved ones stay healthy to enjoy the celebrations.
FAST – Signs of a Stroke
Nov 28, 2018
Do you know the signs of a stroke? During a stroke, the brain doesn’t receive the blood necessary to maintain and manage bodily functions.
Flu Vaccines for Children for the 2018-2019 Season
Nov 08, 2018
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently recommending influenza vaccinations for individuals over the age of six months.
What You Need to Know About Seizures
Oct 10, 2018
Seizures can be frightening and even dangerous for those affected and for their family members.
How Blood Tests and Urine Tests for Pregnancy Work
Sep 07, 2018
If you are currently wondering if you might be pregnant, a quick visit to your Sugar Land emergency clinic can often provide you with the most accurate and prompt results for your concerns.
Home Remedies for Mild to Moderate Sunburn
Aug 08, 2018
Fun in the sun is an important part of summer in the Lone Star State. Wearing plenty of sunscreen is one good way to make sure your outdoor adventures do not end...
Allergic Reactions and Prevention for Summer Insect Bites
Jul 10, 2018
In most cases, insect bites are a minor annoyance that can cause inflammation in a small and localized area.
Summer Vacation Tips To Help Your Family Avoid a Trip to the Emergency Room
Jun 08, 2018
A trip to a Sugar Land emergency clinic is probably not what you and your family have in mind for your summer vacation.
Emergency Care vs. Urgent Care: Essential Differences
May 08, 2018
Urgent care facilities offer fast care options for many minor and moderate injuries and illnesses.
What is a freestanding emergency medical care facility?
Apr 11, 2018
The Texas Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facility (FEC) Licensing Act was first enacted in 2009 by the 81st Legislature. What is the definition of a freestanding emergency medical care facility?
Presenting with Hives…Could be the FLU!
Feb 02, 2018
A mom and registered nurse, Brodi Willard, shared an image on social media this week and the picture has crazy sharing and reach (250,000 shares on Facebook alone) for a medical warning.
Noah’s Ark Room – Pediatric Emergenices
Jan 04, 2018
When pediatric emergencies occur, it can be so scary for the parents as well as young patients.
Mosquitoes and Medical Emergencies
Sep 19, 2017
Hurricane Harvey left more than just water-related emergencies. He left behind many different types of destruction in his wake, some which can cause major health issues that if left untreated,...
Summer Emergencies in Sugar Land, TX
Jun 15, 2017
Summertime, for Sugar Land residents, is a favorite amongst the seasons. The grass is getting mowed weekly and is begging to be played in.
Avoiding the Emergency Room | Spring Break Tips
Mar 13, 2017
On spring break? If so, that means most Fort Bend County and the Greater Houston area high school and college students are getting a much-needed break.
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