Carolinas HealthCare System

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Here is some information about typical conditions treated at
Emergency Rooms and Urgent Cares and is provided for informational purposes only.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening condition, call 911 immediately.

Conditions Typically
Treated in an Emergency Room

  • Chest pain
  • Stroke
  • Poisoning (If at all possible, first contact the local poison control center at 800-222-1222)
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Serious trauma or injury
  • Deep cuts or bleeding that won't stop
  • Large bone fractures
  • Problems related to pregnancy
  • Severe burns
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Abdominal pain

Conditions Typically
Treated in an Urgent Care

  • Fever
  • Sinus infections
  • Cold or flu symptoms
  • Minor cuts, burns or skin rashes
  • Animal/insect bites
  • Sprains and minor bone fractures
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Ear and eye infections
  • Minor injuries