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Abdominal pain comprises of pain whose origin is between the pelvis and the chest. This area is known as the stomach region. Also, fever entails an unusually high body temperature that comes together with shivering and headaches. Here are 10 things you should know about abdominal pain with a fever. The types of pain you could experience in your abdomen Generalized pain: You will feel pain in at least half your belly. It is mostly brought about by gas, stomach virus, and indigestion. If the pain is determined to be more severe, then it is likely to have been brought about by a clogging of the intestines. Localized pain: You will feel pain in only one part of your belly. It signals an issue in an organ. Colicky pain: You feel pain in waves. It will begin and end abruptly. On most occasions, it is usually severe. Gallstones and kidney stones could have caused it. Cram... (more)

10 Tips for Understanding Your Emergency Room Bill

When it comes to ER bills, it is advisable to question everything. There are no hard figures, but experts estimate that about 40% to 80% of all medical bills have errors. This is quite astounding; you have to be especially watchful when you go to an ER such as Frontline ER. They are open all day and night for the whole year. Thus, there is usually no free time to recheck records. It is up to you to ensure you get proper bills. Here are some tips that can help you. Emergency Room Bill Tips Keep tracks of things Whether it was just a short dash to the ER or something which required ... (more)

Deep Vein Thrombosis – 10 Things You Should Know.

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a blood clot that forms in one of the body’s deep veins. It typically occurs within a muscle or your leg. The main complication is when part of the clot breaks up and travels to your lungs. If that happens, it could cause a pulmonary embolism or PE. Here are 10 things that you should know about DVT that we at Frontline ER have prepared for you. It does have physical symptoms The longer that DVT goes untreated, the more likely it is to cause a medical emergency. If you have DVT, you will most likely have swelling, tenderness... (more)

Urgent Care vs. Primary Care vs. Emergency Care

When one of your family members gets sick, you need to get them care, no matter the time. However, you may also need to consider the medical issue they have as well as the location in which you live. This will help you choose the most effective place to visit that will make sense both in time and finances. Here is a bit more about primary care, urgent care, and ER care to help you make up your mind. A recent survey conducted nationally found that over 80 percent of adults who go to the ER said they had no other option. In fact, it was found that about 13.7-27.1 percent of all vi... (more)