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When Your Migraine Warrants a Trip to the ER Oct 1st, 2019

A migraine can bring a grown adult to their knees with blinding pain that seems endless. When does a migraine warrant a trip to the ER? Even if you’re not having a stroke, intense pain can be debilitating and should be treated. At our Trusted ER locations in Dallas, Sherman,...

If You're Having Pregnancy Complications, Go to the ER, Not the OB/GYN Sep 1st, 2019

Pregnancy is an exciting time in any woman's life, but it can also bring about some unwanted stress. It can be challenging to differentiate between symptoms most appropriately addressed in your next prenatal visit and those that require immediate medical attention. Keeping you and your child safe is our top...

Top 5 Pediatric Emergencies (And What to Do About Them) Aug 5th, 2019

As a parent, you may want to call your pediatrician all the time, and at the very first signs of any trouble or distress. You’ll eventually get a handle on things and know what’s serious and what’s not; and what can wait until a regular office visit, and what is...

Swimmer's Ear to Insect Stings: How to Protect Your Kids From Common Summer Health Hazards Jul 1st, 2019

Now that both school and the sun are out, your kids are probably wanting to go outside and maximize their summer break. You might even encourage this by sending them to summer or sports camps. As more kids go out to enjoy their school-free days, emergency rooms and departments around...

Determining Whether You Should Visit the ER for Your Abdominal Pain Jun 1st, 2019

Surprisingly, one of the main reason patients visit emergency rooms in this country is not due to chest pain or stroke, but abdominal pain. And while you may think abdominal pain only includes your stomach, other organs reside here as well — such as the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, kidneys, spleen,...

When Does Bleeding during the First Trimester Warrant a Trip to the ER? May 14th, 2019

Are you in the early stages of your pregnancy? Then you're probably experiencing a lot of new sensations inside your body. It's fun and exciting. But there's one thing you want to be cautious of. Blood. Spotting is common during pregnancy, but it doesn't always signify a problem. How do...

How Our Standalone ER Differs from a Hospital ER and Urgent Care Apr 4th, 2019

Life is anything but uneventful, and medical emergencies crop up at all hours of the day or night, forcing you to find the nearest medical facility that can provide you with the expert care you need, as quickly as possible. While hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers fit the...