Living With a Spinal Cord Injury (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
When to Call a Doctor
There may be a time when you have a medical emergency and need to contact a doctor.
Be prepared to call your SCI provider,
Call your doctor immediately if you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). These include:
Depending on your level of injury, you may also feel burning while urinating and/or pain or discomfort in the lower pelvic area, abdomen, or lower back.
Call your doctor immediately if you have the symptoms of pneumonia. These include:
Call your doctor for an appointment if you have a pressure sore and:
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