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Explore multiple blog posts directly from our board-certified emergency care physicians at iCare ER & Urgent Care.

What Can Happen If Your Appendix Bursts?

01/27/2021

The appendix may seem harmless, but a ruptured appendix can be life-threatening. Learn how to spot the signs of appendicitis before it’s too late.

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How To Tell If You Have A Concussion

01/26/2021

Any head injury can be serious and lead to severe problems. Learn the signs and symptoms of a concussion, and find out when an ER visit is needed.

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Signs You May Have A Kidney Stone And When To Go To The ER

01/15/2021

How do you know if your pain and other symptoms are being caused by a kidney stone, and when is it serious enough to go to the emergency room?

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Is It Safe To Go To An Emergency Room During COVID-19 Pandemic?

01/08/2021

Learn more about visiting the ER during COVID-19, including what protocols you can expect and how we are ensuring patient health and safety.

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Is My Chest Pain Serious Enough To Go To The ER?

12/23/2020

Find out what may be causing your acute or recurrent chest pain, and learn what signs and symptoms may mean you should visit the ER for chest pain.

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Been Diagnosed With COVID-19? How To Keep Your Family Healthy

12/17/2020

Protect your family’s health by knowing what steps to take if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have received a positive COVID-19 test.

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How To Know If You Should Go To The ER For A Fever

12/10/2020

When is a fever cause for concern, and what signs and symptoms mean you should visit the ER for a fever? Get the answers to these questions and more.

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How Does Social Distancing Prevent Spread Of COVID-19?

12/09/2020

What exactly is the definition of social distancing, and how does it protect you and those around you from spreading COVID-19? Get the answers here.

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Complications During Pregnancy To Be Addressed In The ER

11/24/2020

Ensure the health of you and your baby and give yourself peace of mind by knowing what signs and symptoms during pregnancy may warrant emergency care.

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Do You Have The Common Cold Or Is It COVID-19?

11/17/2020

With so many symptoms that cross over, how can you tell if you have a cold, the flu, allergies, or COVID-19?

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Tips To Avoid A Visit To The ER Over The Holidays

11/12/2020

Prepare yourself for a safe, happy, and healthy season with these helpful tips for avoiding a trip to the emergency room during the holidays.

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Can You Have Both COVID-19 And The Flu?

11/03/2020

What’s the difference between COVID-19 and the flu, and can you have both at the same time? Prepare yourself for flu season by learning the answers.

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Having Abdominal Pains? When You Should Go To The ER

10/27/2020

What could be causing your stomach pain, and when is it serious enough to visit the ER? Get the answers to all of your questions about abdominal pain.

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Are COVID-19 Symptoms In Children The Same As Adults?

10/20/2020

Make sure you know what signs and symptoms to look for that may mean your child has COVID-19 and if they may differ from your own symptoms.

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When Should You Worry About Heart Palpitations?

10/13/2020

Don’t risk it with your heart health. Learn more about heart palpitations, including what they are, what causes them, and when to seek emergency care.

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COVID-19 And The Importance Of Wearing A Mask

10/06/2020

Are masks really necessary? Who should wear one? What kind of mask is best? Get the answers to all of your questions about COVID-19 and masks here.

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What Are The Signs Of A Severe Allergic Reaction?

09/30/2020

Know what to look for in the case of a severe allergic reaction, including what signs and symptoms may mean you should seek ER treatment immediately.

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Do You Have COVID-19 Or The Flu? What’s The Difference?

09/23/2020

A helpful guide to understanding what signs and symptoms may mean you have been exposed to the flu virus or COVID-19 and when to get tested.

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Eye Injuries That Should Be Seen In The ER

09/16/2020

Don’t risk it when it comes to your vision. Learn what signs and symptoms of an eye injury may mean you need to seek ER treatment immediately.

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Is It Safe To Send Kids To School During COVID?

09/09/2020

Be confident in your decision about sending your children back to school this fall by understanding all the facts regarding COVID and kids.

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