ASK THE DOCTORS

ASK THE DOCTORS*

Use the form below to submit your health and medical questions and the doctors will respond as soon as possible.  You can also hear them answer health and urgent care questions every Tuesday morning at 6:35 on KRDO Newsradio 105.5 FM, 1240 AM and 92.5 FM.

 

 

*For your safety and security, please do not send sensitive personal information through the contact form.


If you are experiencing urgent health or medical problems and can safely come to ER Specialists, we would love to help you.  If you are alone or have any doubt about getting to our facility safely, or, believe you are experiencing a medical emergency please call 911. 

CALL WITH URGENT CARE QUESTIONS

(719) 522-2727

Our staff is ready for you Sunday-Thursday from 10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. and Friday and Saturday 11:00 A.M.- 11:00 P.M.

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Ticks: ‘Tis the Season!

Ticks: ‘Tis the Season!

It’s the season for Ticks! I hate spiders, but ticks, somehow, seem a little creepier and a little more sinister due to their hidden hitchhiking behavior AND they carry a whole host of diseases that we refer to as “tick-borne illnesses.”    This year is shaping up to...

Sunburns!

Sunburns!

Is getting a sunburn bad for you? Sunburn can be so painful!  Unfortunate the hurt you feel over a few day scan cause lasting damage causing real pain much later in life.  Both the burn and the fact that your skin burns easily are not good. Sunburns are common and...

When Should I Worry About My Aching Back?

When Should I Worry About My Aching Back?

BACK PAIN Low back pain is one of the most common presenting complaints to Urgent Cares and Emergency Rooms. It is estimated that 84% of adults will experience a bout of low back pain at some time. When should I be worried?   There are certain “Red Flags” that should...

Rattlesnake Envenomation

Rattlesnake Envenomation

About rattlesnakes Rattlesnakes, Copperhead snakes, and  Cottonmouth water moccasins are all pit vipers. They get their name from the heat-sensing “pits” in front of their eyes. Pit vipers inject venom through hollow fangs when they bite their victims. Their venom...