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Urgent Care Vs ER in Waukesha, WI

Urgent Care Vs ER at Walk-in Clinic in Waukesha, WI

It is important to understand the difference between Urgent Care and the Emergency Room. Effectively using the correct medical treatment center can save you significant amounts of time, money and more importantly help save your life.

Urgent care is for conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate, serious threat to your health or life. In general, if your medical issue is life threatening call 911 or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If your medical issue is not life threatening, an Urgent Care Center such as AFC Urgent Care Waukesha is an excellent alternative.

Some examples of conditions that can be treated at AFC Urgent Care Waukesha include:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Accidents and falls
  • Asthma – mild to moderate
  • Back problems
  • Bleeding from cuts, falls or kitchen accidents
  • Ear Pain
  • Eye Irritation
  • Fever
  • Migraine headache
  • Small bone fractures
  • Skin rashes
  • Sprains
  • STD Tests and Treatment
  • Sprains and broken bones
  • Sore Throat
  • Urinary burning
  • Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Dehydration

Some examples of conditions that require a Hospital Emergency Room include:

  • Amputations
  • Breathing Obstruction
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Drug overdose
  • Hypothermia
  • Knife or gunshot wound
  • Loss of limb or severe broken bone
  • Poisoning
  • Pregnancy – severe abdominal pain
  • Seizures/Convulsions
  • Serious head, neck or back injury
  • Suspected Heart Attack or Stroke
  • Unconsciousness

Always use your best judgment in making a medical decision. If you have any doubts call your family doctor, 911 or AFC Urgent Care Center. We are open every day of the week, Monday through Sunday, from 8am – 8pm.

Formerly AFC Doctors Express


1700 Coral Drive Suite A
Waukesha, WI 53186

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