Illness

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First Aid Handbook: Stomach Flu

Once you realize you are sick, how do you know the difference between food poisoning or if it is a symptom of a larger issue? While the stomach flu isn’t actually a flu, Integrity Urgent Care can offer a little information as a source of comfort while you deal with a stomach bug that has hit your home.

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First Aid Handbook: Steroid Shots

Medical professionals have a vast array of skills, techniques, and solutions to help the patients that walk through our clinic doors. Sometimes it is a puzzle to discover what is wrong with our patient and what the best treatment may be. Other times, we discover a new or better way to utilize and existing treatment in a new way. As we offer treatment plans, we may suggest giving you a steroid shot, depending on your needs.

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First Aid Handbook: Fall Allergies

While spring allergies gets most of the press, many are no stranger to fall allergies, especially as we wonder if every sniff, cough, and sore throat is a sign of allergies or something else. Fall and winter allergies arise with heaters being kicked on, changes in the plants outside, and more time being spent inside causing more exposure to mites, dust, and pets. Integrity Urgent Care is here to help you with your fall allergies and any other issues that may pop up for you and your family.

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First Aid Handbook: Food Allergies

Buzz term or not, food allergies are very real and can have a huge impact on the lifestyle of ourselves, friends, and family. Food allergies can vary greatly, both in the types of foods you can be allergic to and how it effects your life. While those with allergies already diagnosed are usually well informed about the condition, the general population should learn more as our team at Integrity Urgent Care encounter this issue more frequently.

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First Aid Handbook: Dehydration

We all know what thirst feels like, but we may not know how to tell the difference between extreme thirst and dehydration. This condition can come up unexpectedly and can lead to issues if not resolved immediately or correctly. Our team at Integrity Urgent Care has the information you need and ideas for how to fix dehydration if it occurs.

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First Aid Handbook: Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea

Our team at Integrity Urgent Care knows that there isn’t really any sickness that feels particularly great to catch. We can all agree though, that when you are having nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, you want to know how to make it better as soon as possible. Our team is here to help you understand what may be causing these issues and how you can work through your symptoms until you can come see us in the clinic.

A woman is tired of her screaming baby

First Aid Handbook: Colic

As if learning how to care for a new baby wasn’t hard enough, with recovery on top of everything else, some babies develop extra issues for mom, dad, or other caretakers to worry about. When baby is crying, fussy, and cannot be comforted by anyone, most will label this as colic. While some babies do develop colic, not every fussy baby is colicky, but there are ways to find out and solutions to consider.

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Allergies, Common Cold, or COVID

We are on the frontlines of helping our community learn about COVID-19 while also caring for other day-to-day needs. This is especially tricky when trying to determine if a patient is presenting with symptoms that may overlap a few different diagnoses. There are a few key differences with varying treatments you should know when thinking specifically about COVID-19, the common cold, and allergies.

The Unseen Effects of the Sun

Bright and sunny days are ahead, and our team at Integrity Urgent Care loves seeing people enjoying the great outdoors. Armed with extra water, some healthy snacks, and a plan for exercise, play, or even relaxation, your local parks, front yard, sidewalks, or other outdoor spot can be a great place to spend time. It is important we remember than the sun can have damaging effects on our bodies and to be aware how to be careful under those bright rays.

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First Aid Handbook: Allergic Reactions

The word allergies seems to be around us wherever we go, from kid lunches to labels on food to people finding excuses for their sniffles and sneezes, allergies are to blame. However allergies, and the ways they manifest can vary greatly from person to person and even vary greatly in the same person, depending on the stimulus.

Need a Sports Physical?

Integrity Urgent Care will donate $5 back to your school’s Athletic Department for any sports physical! Bring the flyer to any clinic location at the time of your physical. Return the signed flyer to your Coach or Athletic Director prior to October 14, 2022.