Foreign Body Removal
An Urgent Care Center Providing Foreign Body Removal Procedures in Houston, TX
Accidents happen – particularly to adventurous and active kids. If you or your child is in need of foreign body removal, you can turn to Lifeline Urgent Care in Houston, Texas, for walk-in treatment. In non-life-threatening scenarios, our modern and fully equipped urgent care center is a more affordable, fast, and convenient alternative to the emergency room. Plus, we have extended hours every day and even offer an online check-in system that allows you to join the line from the comfort of your own home.
“Foreign bodies” may sound strange, but this is simply the term given to any object that is wrongly ingested, inhaled, or impaled in the skin. Some of the most common foreign bodies include food, small household items, small toys, and insects.
Lifeline Urgent Care’s locations in Houston are led by board-certified physicians who can perform foreign body removal for adults and children ages six months and older. Our immediate care centers are also equipped with digital X-ray machines to quickly identify ingested objects. If the foreign object is lodged in a wound, we can remove the object, clean and repair the cut, and take necessary steps to prevent infection.
If you believe that you or your child requires foreign body removal, don’t delay action. Visit Lifeline Urgent Care in the Houston area today. The sooner a foreign object is identified, the easier it typically is to remove. Call 911 immediately if you are experiencing shortness of breath or have a wound with uncontrolled bleeding.
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