What Does Vertigo Feel Like?

What Does Vertigo Feel Like?

Being dizzy and feeling unwell can make it hard to navigate your day-to-day life. When you have vertigo, simple tasks can be impossible if you have trouble moving around. Vertigo is more complicated than just being dizzy from time to time. When you have vertigo, your...
Can I Get Tested for an STD at AFC?

Can I Get Tested for an STD at AFC?

Many people associate urgent care with immediate medical care for injuries or concerning illnesses, but did you know that we can also offer you STD testing? Protecting your sexual health is a cornerstone to your overall health, so it is important to have easy access...

How Can Sports Injuries Be Prevented?

Are Certain Sports More Injury-Prone? When it comes to the rate at which sports injuries occur, high-contact sports like football, rugby and basketball usually make the top of every list. While it is true that these types of competitive sports come with a higher risk...
What Are the Main Causes of Spring Allergies?

What Are the Main Causes of Spring Allergies?

What Is Causing My Spring Allergy Symptoms? As we said earlier, pollen is the most likely culprit. As trees, grasses, flowers and weeds begin to bloom, they send pollen out to help other plants grow, too. It’s a noble thing that these plants do each year, but it isn’t...
Why Is My Stomach Hurting?

Why Is My Stomach Hurting?

What Causes Stomach Pain? Like we said before, stomach pain can be caused by many things. In most cases, though, stomach pain is considered acute, which means that it happens quickly and goes away quickly, too. Chronic stomach pain can last on and off for a number of...
How Are Croup and COVID-19 Connected?

How Are Croup and COVID-19 Connected?

Recent studies have shown that young children who test positive for COVID-19 experience symptoms of croup, too. To learn more about croup, COVID-19 and the omicron variant, keep reading as our AFC Urgent Care TN team shares some helpful info below! What Is Croup?...
How Can I Treat the Flu If I Get It?

How Can I Treat the Flu If I Get It?

What Is the Flu? The flu is caused by influenza viruses, which attack the respiratory system, including the nose, lungs and throat. Oftentimes, the flu can be mistaken for a common cold, but there are several differentiating factors that separate the flu from a common...