What to Do About Nausea

What to Do About Nausea

Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms that can be caused by numerous conditions. While they’re often caused by pregnancy and stomach bugs, feelings of nausea and vomiting can also be caused by loads of other things. Nausea and vomiting are awful feelings, but...
What Causes a Yeast Infection?

What Causes a Yeast Infection?

Although they’re uncomfortable to talk about and certainly uncomfortable to experience, vaginal yeast infections are very common among women. In fact, up to three of four women will experience a yeast infection at some point in their lives. Keep reading as our AFC...
What Causes Bronchitis?

What Causes Bronchitis?

It seems like everyone is getting sick with respiratory illnesses lately, and bronchitis is yet another respiratory illness to add to the list. In fact, acute bronchitis is one of the most common respiratory illnesses—especially during cold and flu season—due to its...
What Do I Need to Know About STD Testing?

What Do I Need to Know About STD Testing?

Getting tested for STDs is important for those who are sexually active. STDs can cause many long-term health problems when left untreated and undiagnosed, but they’re also quite treatable if you get tested frequently and know you have one. Our AFC Urgent Care...
Ways to Treat Gout

Ways to Treat Gout

If you have gout, you’re certainly aware of the pain and discomfort it can cause. This form of arthritis affects more than 3 million people in the U.S. every year, but luckily, there are ways you can successfully deal with the pain at home! Read on as our team at AFC...
How Bad Is It to Pull a Muscle?

How Bad Is It to Pull a Muscle?

Feeling that painful twinge in your lower back or neck can be scary. Many of us have likely experienced this feeling before, so how concerned should you be if you pull a muscle? Our AFC Urgent Care Ballantyne team is here to provide some helpful answers and...
How Quickly Will I Get My Rapid Test Results?

How Quickly Will I Get My Rapid Test Results?

Progress with COVID-19 has come a long, long way. It’s crazy to think that only just a year and a half ago, none of us even knew this virus existed. Now, scientists and medical experts alike have developed vaccines that provide immunity for months and tests that...

What Should I Do If I Get a Rash?

It’s natural to think that most rashes that show up on your child at camps like YMCA Summer Camp or Covenant Day School Summer Camp can be easily treated with some OTC creams or other medications, but that’s not always the case! Some will go away over time, and some...
When to Get Stitches

When to Get Stitches

Everyone gets scraped and cut at some point. Most of the time, these kinds of wounds or lacerations are minor and heal without any treatment at all. However, sometimes cuts require sutures (more commonly known as stitches) to heal correctly. How are you supposed to...