At The Crossing Urgent Care in New Braunfels, TX, we want to give you and your family the care that you deserve. This means that we are prepared to help you with your emergency care needs. Illnesses and injuries can occur at any given time and often require emergency care.
Here are some examples of illnesses and injuries that may require emergency care:
If someone has been electrocuted, it is important that you turn off the source of the electricity and begin CPR if the person is not breathing. You should try and prevent the injured person from becoming chilled and apply a bandage to the affected area. Call 911 or visit your nearest ER.
Also known as closed or open wounds, cuts are an example of an open wound and contusions are closed wounds. Contusions, especially following serious blows to the body, may be a sign of internal bleeding. Cuts, especially, cuts that are bleeding heavily may require stitches or staples. If major cuts and contusions are not treated immediately, they can cause other concerning issues or could be fatal.
Heat stroke occurs when the body becomes overheated. Heat stroke is always a medical emergency, and emergency medical help should be sought out immediately. Symptoms of heat stroke are confusion, agitation, disorientation, lack of seating, and coma.
Other accidents and injuries are:
It is also important that you receive emergency care for serious illness. At The Crossing Urgent Care, your health is important to us, and we are prepared to help. If you are suffering from one of these sicknesses, you may require emergency care.
If you are experiencing a fever of higher than 102.2 degrees Fahrenheit, seek medical attention immediately.
Persistent throwing up or diarrhea is often the sign of a much bigger issue. In addition to this, constant diarrhea or vomiting can lead to becoming extremely dehydrated. You may need IV fluids in order to rehydrate your body.
Food poisoning can occur when eating meat that has not been cooked to the proper temperature, foods that were improperly canned or packaged, raw eggs, or food that has expired.