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Insect Bites That You Should Seek Medical Attention For

June 17, 2019 | Clear Creek

Insect bites are usually not something to be concerned about, but it is still necessary to be informed as many insects out there carry potentially life-threatening diseases and infections. Here is a guide to inform you about everything […]

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When to go to the ER if Your Child Has Asthma

May 17, 2019 | Clear Creek

As the parent of a child with asthma, you know how helpless you feel when your child is suffering from an asthma attack. You are not alone, more than 10 percent of children have asthma. If you panic […]

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Emergency First Aid: How to Use a Tourniquet

April 22, 2019 | Clear Creek

If you need to use a tourniquet chances are you’re in an emergency situation and every second counts. You’ve exhausted all options, because when it comes to tourniquets, they are not the best option to stop bleeding but […]

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Uncommon Food Allergies

March 27, 2019 | Clear Creek

You tend to hear about the most common food allergies over and over again so much so that you haven’t thought about other foods that are out there and could be causing you discomfort or worse. Village Emergency […]

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9 Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling

February 6, 2019 | Clear Creek

Traveling doesn’t have to mean leaving your healthy habits behind. With some clever planning and mindfulness, you can stay healthy no matter where you are in the world. From vacations to work trips, travel is a part of […]

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Swimmer’s Ear to Sunburns: How to Protect Kids From Common Summer Health Hazards

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Whether your kids will spend the summer exploring the beach or the wide-open spaces of your own backyard, you can take a few precautions to help prevent sunburns, ear infections, bug bites, and other summertime complaints. The physicians […]

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When Diarrhea Warrants a Trip to the Doctor

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Just about everyone gets diarrhea at some point in life. Experts estimate there are about 179 million cases of acute diarrhea in the United States per year. Most of the time, the loose stools of diarrhea last a […]

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Which Allergies Are Life-Threatening?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Most people are aware that some food allergies, such as shellfish or peanut allergies, can be life-threatening, but other types of allergies can be as well. The vast majority of people with allergies have mild reactions like a […]

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How to Comfort Your Child About Seeing the Doctor

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Whether your child’s response to going to the doctor is to scream, kick, and throw a fit, or to cry and beg you with pleading, tear-filled eyes to not go, this reluctance to see a doctor is about […]

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Should You See a Doctor for That Insect Bite or Sting?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

The world around you is full of insects, some of whom view you as a disturbance or food source. From bees to fire ants, insects can, and do, bite and sting in search of nourishment or as a […]

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Summertime Tips to Avoid a UTI

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

In 2015, researchers studying hospitalizations that were brought on by urinary tract infections found something interesting: UTIs spiked among women aged 18 to 44 in the summer months. Later studies confirmed the finding. There are many theories about […]

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What to Know About Head Injuries

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Any trauma to the head — including your skull, scalp, or brain — is considered a head injury and can be potentially serious. Traumatic brain injuries, concussions, skull fractures, and lacerations to the scalp are all classified as […]

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Don’t Wait or Self-Medicate: Clear Creek ER Treats Dental Emergencies All Day, Every Day

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

A dental emergency requires immediate care. The expert team at the Clear Creek Emergency Room can address damage to your teeth at all hours of the day — any day of the week. Relying on painkillers for tooth […]

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Bleeding During the First Trimester: When Should You Visit Clear Creek ER?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Pregnancy is an exciting time for you and your family, but it can also be confusing. Changes to your body abound, and sometimes you may experience light bleeding or spotting. Approximately 20% of women experience spotting during the […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

If you have a headache that’s preventing you from, well, just about everything, we can help. And here’s a look at how you can figure out what’s causing your head pain. More than 45 million people in the […]

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What are the Advantages of a Standalone ER Versus a Hospital ER?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

When you or a loved one needs emergency care, negotiating a busy and impersonal hospital with long wait times isn’t an ideal solution — especially if you have a standalone ER nearby. At Clear Creek ER, our goal […]

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Recovering From Broken Bones

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

You’ve probably heard people talk about broken bones and fractures as if they’re different things. The surprising this is, they’re the same. A fractured bone is a broken bone. In fact, physicians use both words interchangeably, but in […]

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Why Your Child’s Broken Bone Should Be Seen by a Clear Creek Emergency Room Doctor

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Broken bones are a common childhood injury and with proper care can heal with no long-term damage. Ensure your child gets the care they need by visiting Clear Creek ER after any trauma that suggests a fracture. Kids […]

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How Will the ER Diagnose the Cause of My Abdominal Pain?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Abdominal pain that’s disabling needs attention, but it can be hard to diagnose. If cramps or other pain send you to the ER, the medical team has the tools and know-how to figure out the source of your […]

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When Congestion that Hinders Breathing Requires a Trip to the Clear Creek ER

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Not being able to take a full, deep breath can be scary – for you or a child or loved one. Congestion can hamper breathing so much so that you want immediate relief. Congestion can result from a […]

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When Should You Visit the ER Instead of Urgent Care?

January 30, 2019 | Clear Creek Katy River Oaks

When a medical situation arises that calls for prompt attention, you want to get to the right place first to avoid wasting precious time. While the words “urgent care” and “emergency room” may seem like one in the […]

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