Understanding Systolic and Diastolic

Understanding Systolic and Diastolic blood pressure is important. Do you wonder what the top and bottom blood pressure number means? Doctors call them systolic and diastolic. Systolic is the top number, while diastolic is the bottom. When your heart beats, it pumps blood through your blood vessels, which carry blood to every part of your […]


A major concern for parents is a baby who is always cranky. It may seem at times that there is nothing you can do to comfort your baby. If that’s the case, your baby’s discomfort may be caused by colic. What is Colic? If your baby cries for more than 3 hours a day, more […]

Ear Infections

Ear injuries can result in dangerous infections. They can affect the ear canal, middle ear, or even the ear drum. Many ear infections are the result of a pressure change during an injury caused by a blow to the ear or scuba diving. Initial symptoms may include ear pain, ringing in the ear, discharge from […]

Taking Your Blood Pressure

Taking your blood pressure regularly is vital to your health. At FRONTLINE ER we have seen many of the harmful side-effects of low blood pressure, such as: dizziness fainting dehydration lack of concentration blurred vision cold nausea High blood pressure can cause progressive damage to arteries and veins. Studies show that over 70 million Americans are suffering […]

Necrotizing Fasciitis

FRONTLINE ER in Richmond, Texas is dedicated to providing high quality medical care to patients suffering from necrotizing fasciitis, more commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria. Necrotizing fasciitis initially attacks the wounded site and then spreads beyond this area. When suffering from necrotizing fasciitis, you may experience symptoms such as: sudden increase in pain in minor cuts […]

Chronic Pain

FRONTLINE ER provides compassionate, fast and effective medical care for patients in Richmond, Texas. Our service is available 24 hours a day, and, if you are suffering from chronic pain, we are always available to assist you with your condition. FRONTLINE ER works with local physicians, researchers and other medical professionals to provide you with the […]

Eye Injuries

FRONTLINE ER in Richmond TX provides 24-hour emergency medical care for patients suffering from eye injuries. If you or someone else has suffered an eye injury, it is essential that you present the patient for medical assessment as soon as possible to avoid infection or long-term damage to the eye. The doctors at FRONTLINE ER are […]

Eye Infections

FRONTLINE ER 24-hour emergency room in Richmond, Texas is dedicated to providing every patient with compassionate, high quality medical care. We deliver a range of emergency treatment and procedures for patients suffering from eye infections. Our experienced physicians deliver fast, effective care to all patients with eye injuries, and take preventative measures to ensure infection and […]

Chest Pain

Chest Pain is a very common cause for a patient to be seen at FRONTLINE ER emergency room. The causes of chest pain are many. However, the causes that we consider serious are life threatening. Therefore it is very important to try and avoid cardiac causes of chest pain and lead a healthy lifestyle.  This […]

Free-Standing Emergency Room

What is a Free-Standing Emergency Room like FRONTLINE ER, and how does it differ from an Urgent Care? A free-standing emergency room is a stand-alone emergency care center that offers a patient what they would expect from their local hospital emergency room. FRONTLINE ER is open 24 hours a day with an in-house board-certified emergency […]