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What Can I Do About My Sciatic Pain?

What Can I Do About My Sciatic Pain?

If you wake up one morning with a familiar burning or shooting pain in your lower back, you are probably experiencing a flare-up of sciatica. The pain and discomfort is well-known, and it can affect your daily life for a while until it goes away. Most cases of...
How Do I Get an STD Test at AFC?

How Do I Get an STD Test at AFC?

Getting tested for an STD is one of the best things you can do for not only your sexual health, but for your overall health. Failing to address any symptoms or an infection can leave you with a much more serious condition later in life, so it is important to take...
Can I Run If I Have Asthma?

Can I Run If I Have Asthma?

Having asthma as an adult can affect your life in a variety of ways. Maybe you have to avoid the outdoors during high pollen count days or you have to take a few walking breaks during each 5K you run. Whatever you do to best support yourself through your diagnosis is...
What Is Mesenteric Adenitis?

What Is Mesenteric Adenitis?

Mesenteric lymphadenitis, also known as mesenteric adenitis, is a condition that involves the swelling of the lymph nodes in the abdomen. It’s most common among children and teens younger than the age of 16, but adults can get it, too. Learn more about its causes and...
Do All Bug Bites Itch?

Do All Bug Bites Itch?

While every bug bite isn’t quite the same, bug bites in general cause the same types of side effects: They swell up and itch. Even though they cause uncomfortable symptoms, most bug bites and stings that people get during the spring aren’t causes for serious concern....
What Symptoms Do Kidney Stones Cause?

What Symptoms Do Kidney Stones Cause?

Kidney stones are a fairly common occurrence among Americans: Nearly one in 10 people will get one at some point in their lives. In fact, some people are more susceptible to them than others, based on their diet, hydration level and family history. How can you know if...