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Animal Bites

A bite wound inflicted by an animal, including a puncture or tear in the skin, may need medical treatment. If you have been bitten by an animal, consider getting it examined by a WellNow medical professional.

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Animal Bite Treatment

Although being attacked by an animal can be scary, treatment can be found right around the corner at all WellNow locations.

Emergency conditions should always be treated at a hospital emergency room; however, less severe, non-life-threatening injuries can be promptly addressed by the trained medical professionals at any of our urgent care clinics.

Our physicians are experienced in handling all kinds of injuries and illnesses, so you can feel confident that you or your child are in capable hands. We can assess the severity of the animal bite and determine the most appropriate course of treatment. If stitches are necessary, we can apply them at our facility rather than sending you elsewhere for care.

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When should you visit urgent care to treat an animal bite?

If you or your child have recently experienced an animal bite, you can Check in online or walk in to a WellNow location nearest you.

This medical information has been reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Robert Biernbaum, Chief
Medical Officer for WellNow Urgent Care

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Injuries We Treat

WellNow Urgent Care can help when you or a family member is hurt. Our dedicated medical team will provide prompt, comprehensive and compassionate care to help you get better, faster.

This list contains are most frequently treated injuries. If you are experiencing pain from an injury not listed or are unsure of the source of your discomfort, visit a WellNow Urgent Care clinic near you or start a virtual care session.

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Abrasions (Scrapes)
Abscesses and Cysts
Animal Bites
Back Pain
Cuts and Lacerations
Eye Complaints