You’re cutting strawberries and you accidentally slice your thumb. The pain isn’t terrible, but the cut looks deep. It’s bleeding badly. So, what do you do? Do you visit your local emergency room (ER)? Or head to the nearest urgent care center?
Sometimes, it just can’t wait. If you’re like most women, you want to get immediate attention for any health issues involving vaginal infections or surrounding a pregnancy – but oftentimes, you can’t get a same-day appointment with your OB-GYN.
If you’ve ever had chest pain, you know it’s not fun. If you’ve ever had a nasty cough that won’t go away, you understand misery. Situations like these that involve the chest often require diagnostic tests like x-rays. Luckily, urgent care center like Piedmont Minor Emergency Clinic offer quick, painless X-ray services that can identify […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year, up to 20% of all Americans will contract the influenza virus, and over 200,000 will be hospitalized due to flu related complications. Studies have shown that the best way to avoid contracting the flu virus and spreading it to others is to be immunized […]
The drastic seasonal changes in Atlanta, combined with air pollution, make it difficult for allergy sufferers. While allergies may cause mildly annoying and bothersome symptoms, some allergic reactions can be life-threatening. It’s important to know the difference, and when to seek urgent care for allergies.
One of the most common reasons patients come to an urgent care center are acute musculoskeletal injuries. X-rays can be an important diagnostic tool in the evaluation of issues ranging from injuries to limbs to chest pain. How do you know if you need one?
So, you wake up one morning and your throat (or worse, your child’s throat) is itchy, inflamed, and irritated. It’s a sore throat. Or is it?