Rapid Med Urgent Care Blog

Can You Visit an Urgent Care for Headaches and Migraines?

September 26, 2020

Headaches can often be managed at home using medications and simple treatments. But there are times when the pain is intense – and professional medical care is required. Not only are chronic or severe headaches disruptive to your daily lifestyle, but these symptoms could be a sign of underlying health concerns. If you find that you can’t get rid of a headache with a nap or over the ...

Determining the Cause of Your Stomach Pain

September 17, 2020

Regardless of your age, everyone gets a stomach ache every now and then. Whether you eat something bad for dinner, or you have chronic digestive issues, stomach pain can be uncomfortable and inconvenient. When the symptoms set in, it’s important to understand the reason why your stomach is hurting – then you can find potential solutions to reduce the pain. Often, stomach pain resolves ...

What to Do When You Get a Deep Cut or Laceration

August 21, 2020

Accidents happen to both adults and children – sometimes resulting in cuts and scratches that need to be treated. At-home first aid is often sufficient for shallow cuts and minor lacerations. But when a deep wound happens, it is important that you seek medical care as soon as possible. Basic first aid won’t be sufficient to stop the bleeding and protect against infection. When ...

Your Guide to Preventing UTIs

August 9, 2020

The initial symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can cause stress and concern. When you’ve experienced this infection before, then you know what is coming – and these symptoms can cause serious pain and disrupt your life. Not only are UTIs painful, but it can be a frustrating situation to deal with recurring infections. Know that you are not alone if you have a UTI. According to ...

Should You Really Wear a Mask?

July 31, 2020

In recent months, news headlines and medical conversations have been based on the need for people to wear masks in public. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on hospitals and medical providers, while also posing a serious threat to people in the high-risk category: aging adults and people with underlying medical conditions. The challenge with the conversation about wearing a mask is ...

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