Why Do We Get Heat Rash?

Why Do We Get Heat Rash?

As the weather starts to warm up and temperatures climb, the likelihood of getting a heat rash becomes greater and greater. We all know that heat rash is a thing, but it’s possible that not too many of us have ever actually experienced one. So, how does heat rash even...
Should I Avoid Getting an X-ray?

Should I Avoid Getting an X-ray?

We understand that not all injuries or conditions require X-ray exams, but it’s definitely better safe than sorry—especially when you’re experiencing pain. Our AFC Urgent Care NC team provides further info on X-rays below, so read on! What Is an X-ray? An X-ray is a...

Can I Treat My Child’s Ear Infection at Home?

It’s no secret that ear infections among children and toddlers are very common, but that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with as a parent. Ear infections are very painful for kids, but they’re also very treatable. Do you have to go to the doctor to help your...
Should I Go to the Doctor for Strep Throat?

Should I Go to the Doctor for Strep Throat?

Strep throat is a very common infection in America, affecting between 11,000 and 24,000 people every year. While it is more common among children and adolescents, adults aren’t immune from this treatable infection! In fact, if you do get strep throat, it’s important...
What to Do If You Get a Bladder Infection

What to Do If You Get a Bladder Infection

Bladder infections are the most common form of UTI (urinary tract infection). They are very painful to experience and can also have serious repercussions if not diagnosed and treated correctly. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care NC walks you through what to do if...
Could My Pet Get COVID-19?

Could My Pet Get COVID-19?

It’s rare, but it’s possible. Even though none of the reported cases of COVID-19 among animals have resulted in death, it’s still important to be careful around your fur-baby if you get sick with the coronavirus. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care NC provides some...
What Is “Maskne”?

What Is “Maskne”?

Have annoying pimples been popping up around your nose and mouth lately? If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. With the many of us wearing masks throughout our day, mask-related acne, or “maskne,” has become something many of us have had to deal with. Our team at...