Kimberly Cares, LLC
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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 ?
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.
Redness, swelling, hardening, drainage and pain in any area of the skin that is worsening may indicate growth of bacteria. Antibiotics may be required.
Any genital/urinary burning or discomfort requires evaluation by your healthcare provider.
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