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Pooping Blood After Drinking

If you’ve been drinking alcohol and noticed some blood in your stool, you may be suffering from gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage is bleeding found anywhere in the digestive system, including bleeding from the mouth to the rectum. This bleeding is caused by disorders within an … [Read more...]

When to Go to the ER for Abdominal Pain

From time to time, you may experience some form of abdominal pain. In most cases, pain in the abdomen is harmless and mild. However, when stomach pain is accompanied by other symptoms or is severe, you may need to go to the ER. This may indicate a serious issue that needs to be diagnosed and … [Read more...]

The Legend of the ER Debunked

As one of the main lines of defense in our most frightening and life-threatening moments, the emergency room has always been a hot topic. It shows up in television shows and debates about health care and all kinds of assertions get thrown around about it – some of which are very misleading. While we … [Read more...]

When to Go to the Emergency Room for Migraines

It’s common to think that emergency rooms are filled with people who want to saw their legs off or have a tree branch stuck in their chest cavity (cue Grey’s Anatomy). Not to say that these bizarre situations have no chance of happening in real life; there’s always a probability that something may … [Read more...]

8 Benefits of a Freestanding Emergency Room

Freestanding emergency rooms are vital during this pandemic. They are caring for coronavirus patients, thereby lightening the load on local area medical facilities. This happened due to a request from the Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers in Texas. They asked the Health and Human … [Read more...]