The information available on this site is for educational purposes only and is not meant to take the place of professional medical advice. This information also may not reflect the opinions, recommendations or practices of Carondelet Health. In addition, our hospitals and affiliates take moral exception to, and do not offer services involving medical procedures which are inconsistent with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Facilities, including artificial birth control limited to contraceptive purposes, abortion, in-vitro fertilization, cloning and physician-assisted suicide.
If you are experiencing abnormal health symptoms of any kind, you are urged to contact your physician for professional medical advice as soon as possible. Some symptoms offer clear indications of serious health conditions which serve as a warning and require immediate attention.
In the event of a medical emergency, dial 911, where a trained emergency dispatcher will handle your call and dispatch emergency personnel as necessary.