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What Are the Symptoms of Mono?

Mono, also known as infectious mononucleosis, is a common illness that affects primarily young adults and teens, although anyone at any age can get it. It’s sometimes called the “kissing disease” since it’s most commonly spread through saliva. The most well-known mono...
Can Adults Get Croup?

Can Adults Get Croup?

If you’re a parent, you’re probably well-aware of the symptoms that croup causes. The scary-sounding cough and difficulty breathing that your child faces when he or she gets croup is nothing to take lightly, but croup, as a whole, is more bark and less bite. Can croup...
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?...