A medical or psychiatric condition that requires immediate medical attention to prevent serious jeopardy to your health. Examples include:
If you think you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.
Not sure what kind of care you need? Our advice nurses can help. Call:
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Reviewed by: Brandy Stephens and Charmaine Gray, MD, August 2014
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