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Urgent Care

Where to go? Urgent Care or ER? Urgent Care or Emergency room? Often we face some medical health problems and we ask ourselves would we go to an urgent care or an emergency room?┬áThis is our recommended road map..!! Medical Complaint Headache Urgent Care and walk-in clinic Most headaches including Migraines can be evaluated and …

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Abdominal Pain Correctly interpreting the cause of acute abdominal pain can be quite challenging, and because some of the causes can be serious it is quite important for any patient with significant acute abdominal pain to be evaluated in urgent care or ER to rule out serious cause. Simple non serious causes of chronic or …

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Head Congestion: colds, allergies and sinus infections Acute nasal congestion is referred to as Rhinitis or nasal lining inflammation and is usually caused by either viral infections or seasonal allergies. Occasionally it may be caused by inhalation of irritants ,the swelling and inflammation caused by these 2 entities may lead to blockage of sinuses opening …

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Knee Pain Knee pain can be caused by : Knee Arthritis (Osteoarthritis, Gout, Pseudogout, Rheumatoid Arthritis and others) Knee Bursitis Baker cyst complication Patellofemoral Syndrome and Iliotibial Band Syndrome Knee trauma Knee Osteoarthritis: This this the most common cause of arthritis This is the leading cause of disability in the US affecting nearly 50% of …

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Acute Diarrhea 80% of acute Diarrhea is caused by infections (viruses, Bacteria and parasites) in addition to food poisoning About 20% is caused by drugs side effects Rarely diarrhea is caused by fecal impaction, kidney & pelvic infections and intestinal ischemia Causes of Acute Diarrhea Food and Water borne Infectious Diarrhea Most infectious diarrhea are …

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Throat Infections Throat Infection Common Presentations Normal Throat Classic Strep. Please notice the enlarged tonsils with whitish grayish exudate. The strawberry tongue and patchy red bleeding dots (Petechiae). Note the swollen tender lymph nodes. Peritonsillar Abscess The untreated infection can progress to form a pocket of pus pushing the tonsil to the opposite side,note the bulging …

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Elbow Pain Elbow pain can be intrinsic (caused by elbow joint component pathology) or extrinsic (caused by a disease outside the elbow) like heart attack or pinched nerve in the neck. The elbow joint is non bearing joint so wear and tear osteoarthritis is very rare in the absence of a prior trauma, however auto …

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