Receive Stitches at Our Urgent Care Center in Alvin, TX

Accidents happen. When they affect you or someone you love, you can turn to Affinity Urgent Care for stitches, wound cleaning, bandaging, and other forms of injury treatment. Our fully equipped center in Alvin, Texas, treats adult and pediatric patients every day during extended hours and doesn’t require appointments, so you can stop by on a Sunday afternoon, a Wednesday evening, or whenever you may need us.

When to Go to an Urgent Care for Stitches

Not every bump or bruise requires professional medical care, but it’s important to know when to seek treatment from a trained healthcare provider. In general, you may need to receive stitches at an urgent care center if your wound:

  • Is longer or deeper than half an inch, roughly
  • Is gaping or wide
  • Is a puncture wound from an animal or human bite
  • Contains pieces of debris, such as glass or dirt

Even if stitches aren’t necessary to treat your injury, it’s still important to have a medical professional evaluate these types of wounds to properly clean and bandage the area and prevent infection.

When to Call 911

Some wounds can be treated with stitches at an urgent care facility, but not all. Be sure to call 911 immediately if a wound:

  • Exposes fatty tissue, muscle, or bone
  • Spurts blood
  • Bleeds heavily for more than 10 minutes, even after direct pressure is applied
  • Is located directly over a joint, on the scalp, or near the eyes
  • Leads to loss of consciousness or trouble breathing

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Come see the experienced medical practitioners at Affinity Urgent Care if you need stitches for a wound or expert treatment for another non-life-threatening medical concern. We accept most health insurance plans and are proud to offer affordable self-pay rates to families in Alvin and beyond.

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Read Reviews From Our Happy and Healthy Patients

Take a moment to review testimonials from patients who have experienced our compassionate care, then visit one of our walk-in clinics to receive the treatment or service you need.
"We have a special needs daughter who needed her foot looked at. Thankful that Affinity accepted her Medicaid first of all. Staff was nice, did not have a long wait, doctor was knowledgeable and understanding with our daughter, which means a lot. She was able to get x-rays done on her foot and received the results before we left. A great place to go on short notice."
"Facility was very clean. Very short wait. The doctor and x-ray tech were great!!"
"Fast and friendly. Was in and out in about an hour, and the PA and nurses were great. Much better experience than the ER."
"The Affinity care clinic in Galveston was wonderful. I walked in Memorial Day (without an appointment) and was seen by a very courteous and helpful staff. I highly recommend them."
"My experience at this urgent care facility was a pleasant one. I brought my daughter in due to an allergic reaction. The staff members there were awesome!"