When to Choose the St. Andrews Urgent Care Center
People who suffer from the following minor emergencies should come to the Urgent Care Center:
- Ear aches
- Flu symptoms
- Insect & animal bites
- Minor asthma flare-ups
- Minor burns
- Minor cuts
- Minor stitches
- Eye irritation
- Sore throats
- Uncomplicated fractures/sprains
- And more…
In life-threatening situations, call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room. Life-threatening conditions include signs of heart attack or stroke.
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
These are the warning signs of heart attack. Some people may have all of these signs, while some may have few or none.
- Chest discomfort.
It may last more than a few minutes or go away and come back. It can feel like pressure, squeezing or pain.
- Discomfort in other parts of the body.
It may be in one or both arms, your back, neck or jaw.
- Shortness of breath.
This may be the only symptom of a heart attack.
- Other signs.
This may include having a cold sweat, feeling sick to your stomach or being light-headed.
Warning Signs of Stroke
- Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
- Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
- Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
- Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
- Sudden, severe headache with no known cause
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