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IV Infusions services offered in Houston and Spring, TX

If you struggle with nausea, pain, an illness, or dehydration and need immediate relief, the experts at Houston Medical ER in Houston and Spring, Texas, are here for you. Board-certified and board-eligible physicians and ER-trained registered nurses offer IV infusions to deliver medications, nutrients, and fluids directly into your bloodstream for fast absorption. To learn more about IV infusions, call Houston Medical ER or walk in today – no appointment required.

IV Infusions Q & A

What are IV infusions?

Houston Medical ER offers IV antibiotics, IV fluid rehydration, and additional IV infusions to reduce unpleasant symptoms and your risk of dehydration and other serious medical problems. The infusions allow your specialist to supply medications, nutrients, and fluids directly into your bloodstream through a tiny needle and a vein in your arm.

What are the benefits of IV infusions?

Some of the benefits of IV infusions at Houston Medical ER include:

  • More energy
  • Better hydration
  • Less pain
  • Reduced nausea
  • Fast absorption
  • Improved healing
  • Low risk of complications

While you may feel a slight pinch during needle insertion, there’s no discomfort during the infusion itself, and it’s highly effective. 

Why might I need IV infusions?

The Houston Medical ER team could recommend that you receive IV infusions if you struggle with:

  • Illnesses
  • Diseases
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Dehydration
  • Ongoing pain
  • Severe discomfort

You may need IV infusions in addition to other treatments, depending on the severity of your condition, symptoms, and the risk of complications.

To find out if you're a candidate for IV infusions, your ER provider checks your pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and other vital signs. 

They review your medical history and complete a physical exam, as well as blood tests, urine tests, imaging procedures, or other diagnostic tests before personalizing infusion treatments that match your needs.

What should I expect during IV infusions?

During IV infusions at Houston Medical ER, you rest comfortably in a relaxing, reclining chair or exam table. Your provider gently inserts a tiny needle into your arm or hand and infuses medication, nutrients, fluids, or multiple substances into your bloodstream. 

How long do IV infusions last?

Every patient is different, but your infusion could last about 15-90 minutes. Many infusions are about 30 minutes long, but it depends on your unique needs. There’s no downtime afterward, so you can resume a normal routine as soon as your provider gives you the okay. 

You might feel better immediately after IV infusions, with continued improvements appearing over time. You could require more than one infusion to achieve optimal health with a low risk of complications. 

To find out if you need IV infusions, call Houston Medical ER, or simply walk in today.

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