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First Aid Handbook: Stomach Ulcers

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First Aid Handbook: Stomach Ulcers
In the past, it was thought that stomach ulcers were caused by the food we eat or the stress we feel in our lives. It is now known that stomach ulcers are either caused by the bacteria H. pylori or by long term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These cause sores in the stomach lining leaving you in extreme pain and discomfort and in need of help from your Integrity Urgent Care team.
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First Aid Handbook: Chickenpox

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First Aid Handbook: Chickenpox
It used to be that everyone had chickenpox and could tell a story of how they caught it, how their parents tried to prevent them from scratching their sores, and the inevitable scars left from dealing with the virus. Today, that has largely changed, but chickenpox does occur from time to time. Integrity Urgent Care can help you know what to be on the lookout for, particularly when you have small children who may not be fully immunized yet.
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First Aid Handbook: Staph Infection

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First Aid Handbook: Staph Infection
Infections, unfortunately, come in all types, severities, and strains. One of the most commonly found infections is from the staphylococcus bacteria, which can be the cause of a staph infection. While these bacteria can be harmless, they can also cause major issues if left unchecked. Our team at Integrity Urgent Care can help identify staph infections and provide you with a treatment plan to keep it in check.
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First Aid Handbook: Swimmer’s Ear

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First Aid Handbook: Swimmer’s Ear
In simplest terms, swimmer’s ear is an ear infection of the outer ear canal. When water comes into the ear, it can pool in the ear canal and around the eardrum, leading to the growth of bacteria. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are three different stages of symptoms.
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First Aid Handbook- Animal Bites

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First Aid Handbook- Animal Bites
Whether it is a little kid who is getting too close to someone’s pet or a gardening adult who accidentally puts their hand too close to a wild animal, we sometimes encounter creatures who would rather we stay further away. Instincts take over and these animals will defend themselves by clawing, scratching, and sometimes biting. Integrity Urgent Care sees a fair number of animal bites in our patient rooms and has tips on what to do if this happens to you.
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