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How Quickly Should Strep Throat Be Treated?

How Quickly Should Strep Throat Be Treated?

Strep throat, like many illnesses, is more common during the winter months. Although rates may increase during this time of year, it remains easy to treat and prevent. Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Rd. team provides further information about strep throat below, so keep...
How Likely Am I to Have Serious Flu Symptoms?

How Likely Am I to Have Serious Flu Symptoms?

Flu season is here, and flu rates are already much higher this year than they were last year. Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent yourself from getting sick! If you do happen to get the flu, though, how likely is it to experience serious complications?...
Tips for Preventing Falls at Home

Tips for Preventing Falls at Home

Did you know? Millions of adults over the age of 65 suffer a fall each year, and many end up sustaining serious injuries that negatively impact lives. The most common injuries in these situations are broken bones, including a broken hip, which can put elderly people...
Can I Get a Migraine From a Sinus Infection?

Can I Get a Migraine From a Sinus Infection?

Sinus infections cause all kinds of unpleasant symptoms. While the most famous symptom of a sinus infection is thick, discolored mucus, there are other sinus infections symptoms to be on the lookout for, as well. Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road team highlights some...
How Can I Deal With Eczema Flare-Ups?

How Can I Deal With Eczema Flare-Ups?

When you have a flare-up of itchy, irritated skin from eczema, you feel like you’d do anything to calm down or prevent your rashes. Luckily, there are many things you can do to ease those flare-ups and make your skin feel more comfortable. Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe...
How to Treat an Upset Stomach at Home

How to Treat an Upset Stomach at Home

Stomach pain and nausea are very common among both children and adults alike. These symptoms can be caused by many things, from overeating and anxiety to infection and gastrointestinal disorders. Even though nausea is obviously an uncomfortable thing to experience, it...
Are Bronchitis and Pneumonia the Same Thing?

Are Bronchitis and Pneumonia the Same Thing?

Bronchitis and pneumonia are both lung-related illnesses, but they aren’t the same thing. Bronchitis is an infection of the bronchial tubes leading to the lungs, while pneumonia is an infection of the alveoli, the little air sacs in the lungs. Our AFC Urgent Care...
How Long Does It Take an STD to Appear?

How Long Does It Take an STD to Appear?

There are many different types of STDs, and they all differ from each other. Some STDs, like bacterial STDs, are curable, while viral STDs can’t be cured. Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road team provides further information about the different types of STDs and how you...