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Bixler Emergency Center

 
When Should You Go to Bixler Emergency Center?
  • Signs of stroke, including sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm or leg on one side of the body; sudden dimness or loss of vision, particularly in one eye; loss of speech or trouble talking or understanding speech; sudden, severe headache with no known cause; unexplained dizziness or sudden fall, especially with other stroke symptoms
  • Chest pain lasting two minutes or longer
  • Severe shortness of breath
  • Bleeding that does not stop after 10 minutes of direct pressure
  • Sudden, severe pain
  • Poisoning - First, consult the Florida Information Poison Control Center at (800) 222-1222. Ask for immediate home treatment advice. Then, based on poison control's advice, go to an emergency center or call 911
  • A severe or worsening reaction to insect bite or medication, especially if breathing is difficult
  • A major injury such as head trauma
  • Unexplained stupor, drowsiness or disorientation
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Severe or persistent vomiting, dehydration and fainting
  • Depression with suicidal or homicidal feelings


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