Why Do I Bruise Often?

Why Do I Bruise Often?

Bumping into something and then waking up with a gnarly bruise the next day is a common occurrence; however, waking up the next day with a gnarly bruise with no real explanation isn’t. If this has happened to you, what’s the cause? Our AFC Urgent Care NC team provides...
How Is Mono Transmitted?

How Is Mono Transmitted?

Mono is a common viral infection that primarily affects young adults and teenagers. The condition is often called the “kissing disease,” due to the fact that it is often spread through direct contact with saliva. Mono can be spread other ways, though, so read on as...
What Problems Will Strep Throat Cause?

What Problems Will Strep Throat Cause?

Strep throat is a generally preventable, treatable infection, but it can cause some serious complications if it isn’t treated correctly or quickly. With the winter months being prime strep throat season, it’s especially important to keep this from happening and to be...
Effective Fall Prevention Tips

Effective Fall Prevention Tips

Falls happen too often among older adults. More than one in four elderly people will fall at home, and many of these falls result in painful, life-altering injuries. If you are 65 or older, or you have parents who live at home, it’s important to know how you can...
Ways to Effectively Treat Nausea

Ways to Effectively Treat Nausea

Nausea is one of the most unpleasant feelings out there, and some people are more prone to feeling it than others. Even though the feeling of nausea is pretty miserable, it’s also extremely treatable. There are lots of things you can do at home to get your stomach...
Should I Be Worried About Bronchitis This Year?

Should I Be Worried About Bronchitis This Year?

Most bouts of bronchitis are caused by a virus, and the past year and a half has basically been one long virus season. Like other viruses, COVID-19 can cause bronchitis, and if you have chronic bronchitis or other underlying health problems, you’re more likely to...
Everything You Need to Know About Gout

Everything You Need to Know About Gout

For those who have gout, you’re well aware of how painful this condition can be. In fact, did you know that the condition now affects about 8.3 million Americans or 4% of the population? Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care NC provides some further information about...