June 2016 - ConvenientMD
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Jun
2016

Urgent Care vs. Visiting the ER

  In a time of need, our decision-making processes are often compromised. This is not because we’re not capable, but rather, we’re perhaps feeling the pressures of the moment, or we’re just not as well educated on the finding an answer for the task at hand as we’d typically like to be. That sentiment rings loud when it comes to Read More >

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Jun
2016

Tick bites, Lyme disease, and a Tale of Three Patients

  Last week a young man in his twenties presented at ConvenientMD Urgent Care with a rash on his leg. It wasn’t a classic bull’s eye Lyme rash, which we call erythema migrans (see the photo below), but it was definitely two-toned. He was worried about Lyme disease. What the patient didn’t realize was that after a complete exam was Read More >