Are You Having an Allergic Reaction? Signs and Symptoms to Look Out For

Allergic reactions are hypersensitive reactions that occur when the immune system responds abnormally to common substances like pollen, dust or certain foods. Allergic reactions are common and often mild, however some can be dangerous or even life threatening if left untreated. Common types of allergic reactions Here are four types of allergic reactions: Anaphylactic reactionThis … Continued

5 Tips for Dealing With a Broken Bone in Foot

Around six million people in the United States suffer from broken bones each year. With 26 separate bones in the foot, it’s likely at least one will break if you take a lot of damage to your feet. A broken bone in the foot can be painful and make it inconvenient to complete routine daily tasks. If … Continued

6 Tricks to Make a Painful Bruise More Bearable

Bruises are like snowflakes: each one is unique. Some bruises are purple, but others have a red-tint. We notice a painful bruise immediately, while other, not-so-painful-bruises, take us by surprise. A bruise is how the body responds to an injury. They form when tiny blood vessels beneath the skin get damaged, leaving behind a blue, purple, … Continued

When Do You Need Stitches at Urgent Care

Most of us have been there at least once. We’re just going along, living our lives, when suddenly an accident happens and suddenly we’re looking at a bloody gash on ourselves or someone else. If you’ve been there, you know the very next thought is whether or not it merits a trip to urgent care … Continued