Conditions we Treat
Bites and Stings
The bite can leave wounds and germs behind, including bacteria and viruses. A sting from an insect can leave the stinger or venom in the skin, causing infection and allergic reactions.
A blood clot is a clump of blood that has changed from a liquid to a semisolid state. Clotting is a necessary process that can prevent you from losing too much blood but may also be life threatening.
Breathing problems may be because of mild things such as a stuffy nose or intense exercise. Breathing problems can also be a sign of a serious problem.
Broken bones, also called fractures, can be caused by trauma, overuse, and diseases that weaken bones. The main symptom of a broken bone is pain.
Chest and Heart Problems
Chest problems appear in many forms, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. some can be life-threatening and usually involves the heart or lungs.
Dehydration is when you lose more fluid than you take in and your body has problems with normal functions.
Eye injury refers to damage to the eye. Many eye injuries may affect not only the eye, but the surrounding area.
Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, is a medical condition caused by eating contaminated food.
A high Fever is when the human body temperature rises above 102 degrees and it can be a sign of a more serious medical condition.
An overdose occurs when a person ingests a dangerously high amount of prescription medications or recreational drugs, resulting in a high level of drug toxicity in the body that can interfere with the physiological functioning of the body.
A seizure is a burst of uncontrolled electrical activity between brain cells (neurons or nerve cells) that causes temporary anomalies in muscle tone or movements (stiffness, twitching or limpness), behaviors, sensations or states of awareness.
Allergic reactions are exaggerated sensitivities (hypersensitive reactions) that occur when your immune system responds abnormally to common substances such as pollen, dust and certain foods.
Pain is an unpleasant sensation in the body that is triggered by the nervous system. The onset of body pain can occur suddenly or slowly.
Persistent vomiting is vomiting that recurs frequently over a period of hours or days. This is most commonly caused by the stomach flu, infectious disease, endocrine and metabolic disorders, renal disorders, and pregnancy.
Viral and Bacterial Infections
Viral and bacterial infections are infections that are caused by bacteria and viruses getting into the body. These are transmitted through saliva and mucus or other bodily fluids from an infected person to a non-infected person. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections, while viral infections are left to run their course or are treated with antiviral medications.
A laceration is a wound that is caused by the tearing of the soft tissue of the body. This results in a rough, jagged wound that may contain traces of debris from the object that caused the laceration.