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. 

Ouch Happens!

Interesting Facts About Vitamin D

Interesting Facts About Vitamin D

When it comes to your overall well-being and health, few nutritional aids have the impact of Vitamin D. Hormone-like in some of its abilities, Vitamin D impacts calcium and phosphorus levels, neuromuscular function and bone strength. It is the sole vitamin able to be...

Stay Hydrated At High Altitude

Stay Hydrated At High Altitude

We have all heard the rule over and over again: your body needs to have eight glasses of water at least every day in order to stay hydrated and healthy.  However, for some people, it may seem almost impossible to drink eight glasses.

What Are CAT Scans?

What Are CAT Scans?

CAT scans allow doctors to see all of the different layers of the body, starting from the outside and working all the way in to the deepest organs. Because of that, this technology is one of the most powerful tools that any doctor has in their arsenal to diagnose and treat illness fast.

Meningitis

Meningitis

Most of us have heard of meningitis, however, not all of us know enough about this potentially fatal condition. Let’s take a simple, clear and concise look at meningitis, the common symptoms, how it is treated and why suspected meningitis should always be viewed as a medical emergency.

RSV

RSV

When you are suffering from symptoms like nasal congestion, cough and fever, you might assume you are fighting the flu – especially during our pretty nasty flu season this year!  There are plenty of viruses that cause these symptoms, one of which is respiratory...

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Let’s talk about the new blood pressure guidelines that the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released recently concerning high blood pressure. These guidelines are recommendations for treating blood pressure that’s considered higher...

Things You Should Know About Headaches

Things You Should Know About Headaches

There are there are probably hundreds of things that cause headaches. What we see typically at the Urgency Center are migraine headaches and sinus headaches. With that being said, there are a few things you should know about headaches if you have a headache on...

Heart Palpitations

Heart Palpitations

What are Heart Palpitations? Heart palpitations are defined as an unpleasant awareness of a forceful, rapid, or irregular heartbeat. People who experience heart palpitations describe the feeling as if their heart is flip-flopping, fluttering, or forcefully beating....

Some Common Allergic Reactions And What To Do

Some Common Allergic Reactions And What To Do

People can have different allergic reactions with different severities and symptoms ranging from mild itching to life-threatening. Knowing how to safely identify and handle an allergic reaction can help people feel better or even save a life. What Happens And Why An...

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts…or at least wear them safely! Dressing up for Halloween is tons of fun and the more over the top the cost the more fun, it seems. Don’t let exuberance over your attire impact your health! Every year, colored Halloween contacts...