Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

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Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

All too often, illness or injury appears out of the blue.  Knowing the difference between urgent care and emergency care and where to seek treatment could save your life in a medical emergency.  Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco is here to help, with an Urgent Care open 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, seven days a week, and an Emergency Room open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco Locations

When to go to Urgent Care:

  • Fever without a rash
  • Running nose
  • Sore throat
  • Mild Asthma
  • Moderate flu-like symptoms
  • Sprains and strains
  • Small cuts that may require stitches
  • X-ray
  • Back pain
  • Earache
  • UTI

When to go to an Emergency Room:

  • Chest pain or difficulty breathing
  • Weakness or numbness on one side of the body
  • Slurred speech
  • Fainting or change in mental state
  • Serious burns
  • Head or eye injury – concussion or confusion
  • Broken bones and dislocated joints
  • Fever with a rash
  • Seizure
  • Sever cuts that may require stitches
  • Facial lacerations
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy

Click below for more information on:

Baylor Frisco Emergency Room

Baylor Scott & White Urgent Care at the Star

Is it a Cold or Something More?

Click here for a full list of physicians on staff at Baylor Frisco or call 1.855.4.FRISCO (437.4726) for a physician near you.