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Conditions Treated by Emergency Medicine Doctors

Wrist Sprain
A wrist sprain is stretching or tearing of the ligaments that support the wrist. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that connect bones to each other. Repetitive motion can also lead to these types of injuries.

Typhoid Fever
Typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever are serious illnesses caused by Salmonella bacteria. It may be Salmonella typhi or Salmonella paratyphi. It occurs most often in developing countries where sanitation is poor. Typhoid fever can be fatal, especially when not treated.

Insect Allergy
Allergies are abnormal or adverse reactions to a substance. Insect allergies are a reaction to insect stings or bites. It can also occur with exposure to such insects in an environment.

Hip Fracture
A hip fracture is a break in the thigh bone just below the hip joint. The hip joint consists of a ball at the top of the thigh bone (femur) and a rounded socket (acetabulum) in the pelvis. Most hip fractures occur in the neck of the femur 1-2 inches below the ball portion of the hip.

Food Allergy
A food allergy is an adverse or abnormal reaction to a food or a food additive.

Fainting is the sudden loss of consciousness.

Seizure Disorder
A seizure happens when there is certain types of abnormal electrical activity in the brain. During a seizure, you may: Lose consciousnessStare into spaceHave convulsions (abnormal jerking of the muscles)Experience abnormalities of sensation or emotion

Elbow Fracture
An elbow fracture is a break in one or more of the bones that make up the elbow joint. The bones in the elbow joint are: Humerus-the upper arm boneUlna-the larger of the forearm (lower arm) bonesRadius-the smaller bone in the forearm

Heart Attack
A Heart Attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is interrupted. This deprives the heart muscle of oxygen, causing tissue damage or tissue death. Other names for heart attack include coronary attack, myocardial infarction, coronary thrombosis, and coronary occlusion.

Septic Shock
Septic shock is a condition in which blood pressure falls dangerously. It may occur in patients with serious infections. Very low blood pressure will slow blood flow. Organ failure may occur if the blood flow is too low.