Emergency Care For You

Bites and Stings

Most bites and stings are easily treatable and non threatening. However, some insects, snakes, jellyfish and even humans can bite or break the skin and potentially introduce disease into your body.

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Back Pain

Acute back problems may be experienced by almost everyone at some point in their lives. There are many causes of back pain, including accidents, muscle strains, sports injuries; acquired nerve, disc or muscle disorders; mechanical problems involving the spine; and infections and tumors.

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Asthma and Allergies

Although asthma and allergies are two separate conditions asthma is a chronic disease of the bronchial airtubes, whereas allergies involve an overreaction of the body's disease fighting immune system the two conditions can be intertwined and often overlap.

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life threatening, multisystemic allergic reaction that is triggered by common substances, such as foods, insect stings, medications and latex.

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Adverse Drug Reactions

Many drugs cause side effects, and certain medicines can trigger life threatening reactions allergic and non allergic in some people. Some medicines also interact with other medications and cause adverse drug reactions.

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Abdominal Pain

Abdominal or belly pain can have many causes. It may be due to food poisoning, an intestinal or gall bladder obstruction, an infection or inflammation. It could also be appendicitis, a kidney stone or peptic ulcer disease.

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