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Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

Updated: Nov 19, 2019

When to go to the ER

According to Scripps healthcare there are a number of medical conditions that are considered emergencies because they can require rapid or advanced treatments (such as surgery) that are only available in a hospital setting.

Symptoms that are best evaluated in an emergency room include:

Sudden weakness/numbness on one side

Chest pain or difficulty breathing

Slurred speech

Fainting/change in mental state

Serious burns

Head or eye injury


Broken bones and dislocated joints


Severe deep cuts that do not stop bleeding

Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy

Hellomed, Urgent care in Ann Arbor opens 6 days a week.

When to go to urgent care

Fever without a rash

Vomiting or persistent diarrhea

Abdominal pain

Wheezing or shortness of breath


Moderate flu-like symptoms

Sprains and strains

Small cuts that may require stitches

Painful urination

Rashes without fever

Mild flu-like symptoms

Cough and congestion symptoms

Sore throat

Ear pain

Eye redness, discharge or itchiness

When you have healthcare needs immediately taken care of but you don’t have a primary care doctor, you don’t need a primary care doctor, you cannot find the appointment with your primary care doctor or you do not know where you need to go just contact Hellomed, urgent care in Ann Arbor in order to get the best advice you could have.

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