Blog | Frisco and Fort Worth, TX | About ER and Urgent Care

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

Coronavirus Testing: Nasal Swab & Antibody Testing

Dr. Shane Cole | 05/11/2020

We administer nasal swab tests or blood antibody tests, depending on the reason you’re being tested.

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It’s Safe to Visit iCare ER & Urgent Care – Now and Always

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/28/2020

Are you unsure about how to handle medical concerns during this pandemic? If you need medical care, then you shouldn’t hesitate to visit our team.

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Different Symptoms for Coronavirus, Flu, and Allergies

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/18/2020

Are you feeling an increased sensitivity about the smallest symptoms that are noticed in yourself or your family members?

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How Do You Stop Heart Palpitations?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/11/2020

It can be scary to notice unusual sensations in your chest. Our team is here to assist you, whether it is a minor health concern or an emergency.

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Reaching Out Again for PPE Donations

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/01/2020

Due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, healthcare facilities everywhere are facing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment.

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Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy During a Shelter-In-Place Order

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/26/2020

Today, we are sharing a few tips to keep your family healthy during this unprecedented health crisis.

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What are the Signs of a Concussion?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/18/2020

A small bump to the head usually doesn’t require medical attention. What should you do if you or a loved one experiences head trauma or a concussion?

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Preventing Heart Attacks

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/11/2020

Today, we are sharing some of the most effective ways to protect your heart and minimize the risk of a heart attack.

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Helpful Information on Sore Throats

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/21/2020

Sore throats are one of the most common reasons for visiting a doctor. Our team at iCare is ready to help when medical care is needed.

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What Makes Us An Exceptional ER

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/17/2020

When emergency services are needed, it is important to choose an emergency room equipped to provide the specific treatments and care for each patient.

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FAQ’s About The Coronavirus

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/12/2020

Today we’re breaking down the facts about Coronavirus to help you learn more about this virus and what you can do to prevent infection.

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What Do You Really Know About Scorpion Stings?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/10/2020

There are a lot of scorpions in Texas, so it is important that you know how to prevent scorpion stings and protect your family from these pests.

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True or False: “Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever”

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/03/2020

This idea has been debunked. The truth is that reducing calorie intake when a fever is present could make it harder to overcome the illness.

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How Do I Tell If I Have a Sprain?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/27/2020

Whether you have a twisted ankle or a sore back, it might be time to talk to a doctor to determine the extent of the injury.

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First Aid Kits & Other Emergency Must-Haves

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/20/2020

Emergencies can strike at any time. That’s why it is essential to be prepared at home and on-the-go to keep yourself and your family safe.

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What to Listen for in Your Kids’ Cough

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/13/2020

Let’s take a closer look at the different types of coughs in babies, toddlers, and children and the signs that indicate it’s time to see a doctor.

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Tips on Living with Heartburn & Indigestion

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/06/2020

If you have symptoms of heartburn or indigestion that worsen or become bothersome, we’re here to help.

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Parents: Know Your Concussion Symptoms

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/30/2019

It is essential that parents know the symptoms of a concussion so they can determine when their child needs to visit a doctor after a head injury.

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When Fevers Get Dangerous

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/23/2019

Since a fever is a symptom of an underlying condition, it is important to obtain an accurate diagnosis to determine the best treatment plan.

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How to Stop Your Kids from Vaping

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/16/2019

If you’re worried about your child’s vape use, it’s crucial to get support.

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