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Why It’s So Important to Stay Hydrated

Protect Your Body with Plenty of Fluids to Stay Healthy Everyone’s heard that the human body is made up mostly of water, but few people really think about what that means in terms of hydration. Maybe you think your mom was nagging you to drink water for no reason or maybe you prefer tea, soda […]

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How to Determine the Level of Care You Need

Determining Your Level of Care: Urgent Care vs. ER There are a number of options for healthcare in any given city. When you or someone you love is having a health problem, you will need to assess the situation to determine that option for care might be best. The three general choices are an urgent-care […]

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Our List of the Most Important Summer Safety Tips

Enjoying the season without mishaps Barbecues, pool parties, trips to the park and long evenings in the backyard promise a summer full of fun, but such iconic activities can hide unpleasant hazards. To ensure a season free from accidents, practice these smart safety tips. Fight Back Against Bugs Ticks and mosquitoes may carry diseases, and […]

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Tending to Animal and Insect Bites: Tips for Urgent Care

Insect bites are most commonly just a minor nuisance, but they can occasionally lead to more serious issues. Learning how to manage insect bites involves educating yourself on the various threats, making sure an allergic reaction isn’t taking place and watching the bite to ensure healing is occurring. The Scary Threats: Which Unwanted Creatures are […]

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Laceration Repair: Closing the Wound

A Guide for Laceration Care Lacerations and other minor injuries often seem worse than they are, so knowing when to seek medical attention isn’t always easy. Every situation is different, but having an awareness over basic rules for first aid will help you make the right decision in a high-stress situation. Right After the Cut: […]

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Allergies Got the Best of You? Here are Some Tips to Help You Manage

Take Control of the Texas Allergy Season What you think is a late winter cold might just be early spring allergies! With warmer temperatures arriving early in east Texas this year, Pearland patients are already dropping by Prime Urgent Care to seek treatment for their watery eyes, runny noses and congested coughs. Trees are currently […]

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It’s Flu Season, and We’ve Got You Covered

The Importance of the Flu Shot: Get Yours at Prime Urgent Care Today! Flu season is upon us, which means that you’ll need to be extra protective over your health. While many people view the flu as a bad cold, it actually has the potential to be far more dangerous. According to the Center for […]

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Preventing and Treating the Common Cold

Tips to Help You Cope with Bothersome Common Colds The common cold is thus named because almost everyone has had one. However common it might be, though, there’s no doubt that dealing with a cold stinks. Thankfully, you can take basic steps to prevent the cold and to ease its symptoms if it does strike. […]

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Where to Go When You Have a Medical Issue

Medical Situations in Pearland, TX: Do You Need Urgent Care or the ER? Urgent care clinics are designed to handle non-emergency medical situations. They are usually open on weekends, holidays and overnight hours when other clinics might be closed. They are also a good option if you suffer a minor illness or injury while out […]

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Take Care of a Visiting Relative

Urgent care services take the worry out of hosting holiday travelers Having the family home for the holidays is supposed to be joyful and relaxing, but what do you do if someone gets sick or injured? Local urgent care centers like Prime Urgent Care are open to out-of-town patients and can provide immediate medical attention […]

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