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ER vs Urgent Care

Bryan Urgent Care offers quality care for minor illnesses and injuries. Below is a guide to help you understand when to go to an emergency room and when to visit Bryan Urgent Care.

Emergency Room Situations:                                   
  • Chest pain
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Deep cuts
  • Severe bleeding
  • Head injury or any major injury
  • Sudden loss of vision or blurred vision
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Sudden severe headache
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Severe burns
  • Seizures
  • Infant, toddler or small children
    with very high fevers (104 F or greater)
  • Loss of consciousness, sudden dizziness,
    weakness or loss of coordination or balance
  • Any life-threatening situation 
 Urgent Care Situations:
  • Minor injuries or illnesses
  • Minor burns
  • Sprains and strains
  • Coughs
  • Colds
  • Sore throats
  • Sinus infections
  • Ear infections
  • Fever or Flu-like symptoms
  • Allergic reactions (non-life-threatening)
  • Rash or other skin irritations
  • Mild asthma
  • Animal bites
  • Broken bones


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