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1.) What should I bring to my appointment?

  • A government issued ID for patients age 18 years and older (No parent or school IDs)
  • Insurance information
  • Current medications or a current list including strength and frequency
  • Shot records for any children requiring vaccination.

2.) Do I need to go to the emergency room?

*This list is a brief guide and is not all inclusive or meant to be used in place of trained medical professionals*

Call 911 or visit your nearest ER for any of the following conditions:

For delirium or sudden loss of consciousness, sudden weakness/paralysis of any limbs, suicidal thoughts or thoughts of hurting others,  uncontrolled blood pressure greater than 160/90, severe abdominal pain, severe headache, sudden eye pain or sudden changes in vision, accidents, difficulty breathing, uncontrolled bleeding, severe diarrhea/vomiting for more than 3 days, Fever 104 degrees or higher


3.) Do I need antibiotics ?

Sinuses:

If you have headaches along with severe nasal congestion, ear pressure, eye/facial tenderness, green mucous for 7-10 days while taking over the counter antihistamines + decongestants( ie Claritin + D) and nasal steroid spray ( ie. Flonase, Nasacort) as directed, you may have a bacterial infection.

• Oral Decongestants such as Sudafed/Pseudoephedrine are NOT for patients with hypertension as they may cause unsafe elevations in blood pressure.


Skin Infections:

Redness, swelling, hardening, drainage and pain in any area of the skin that is worsening may indicate growth of bacteria. Antibiotics may be required.


Urinary/Genital: 

Any genital/urinary burning or discomfort requires evaluation by your healthcare provider.



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