Shirley Temple warned us, “If you eat too much, you’ll awake with a tummy ache. But when is abdominal pain serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room? Quite often patients arrive at the ER complaining of a pain in their stomach. Sometimes the cause of this pain is serious enough to warrant a visit to us and other times perhaps a doctor’s visit could have been avoided. When Should I Visit The ER? Here are a few instances where a trip to Elite Medical Center is a good … [Read more...] about Abdominal Pain
ER or Urgent Care Sore-throats, bad cuts, headaches, chest pains, shortness of breath, strange rashes, stomach aches... we’ve all experienced one or more of these things. Many of them require medical attention. But when should a patient choose a regular urgent care center vs an emergency room? The question of where should I go, or where should I take my child is one that I am asked time and time again. Is Urgent Care Appropriate? The truth is, there is not a black and white or … [Read more...] about Should I Go To The ER or Urgent Care?