Frequently Asked Questions Page

Below you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions that we get. 

What Is The Difference Between An Urgent Care And An Emergency Room?

While both can treat medical conditions, certain ailments are more predisposed to Urgent Care and others more for an Emergency Room visit.  Here are some of the reasons to visit each.

Urgent Care

  • Minor fractures
  • X-rays
  • Back pain
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
  • Minor headaches
  • Blood work
  • Bumps, cuts and scrapes
  • Fever (ER may be more appropriate for infants and toddlers though)
  • Ear or sinus pain
  • Ear or sinus pain
  • Vaccinations
  • Cough or sore throat
  • Lab services
  • Animal bites
  • Stitches
  • Sprains and strains
  • Mild asthma
  • Foreign objects in the eyes or nose
  • Allergies
  • Rashes and minor burns
  • Burning with urination
  • Eye irritation, swelling or pain
  • Minor allergic reactions
  • Cold or flu symptoms

Emergency Room

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Stroke
  • Head trauma
  • Severe bleeding
  • Loss of vision

Sealy Urgent Care