What Are the Main Causes of Spring Allergies?

What Are the Main Causes of Spring Allergies?

If you tend to deal with lots of sneezing, itchy eyes and sniffling during the spring months, do you ever wonder why? In most cases, pollen is the main culprit, but there are actually a few other culprits that might be the cause of your spring allergies. Read on as...
Why Is My Stomach Hurting?

Why Is My Stomach Hurting?

Stomach pain is one of the most common symptoms that we experience. Whether it’s due to suspect food, a wild roller-coaster ride or feeling anxious, our stomachs feel queasy from time to time. Sometimes, though, stomach pain is cause for a bit more concern and can be...
How Are Croup and COVID-19 Connected?

How Are Croup and COVID-19 Connected?

Wondering whether there’s a connection between this common childhood illness and COVID-19? 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...
How Can I Treat the Flu If I Get It?

How Can I Treat the Flu If I Get It?

More people are getting sick with the flu this year compared to last year. To prevent yourself and your loved ones from getting it, the best thing you can do is to visit one of our AFC centers to get the flu vaccine. If you do happen to get the flu, though, it’s...
What Do I Need to Know About Shingles?

What Do I Need to Know About Shingles?

Shingles is definitely cause for concern. While only those who have had chickenpox can get shingles, the virus that causes this infection is highly contagious and can be spread to anyone that comes in contact with it. Our AFC Urgent Care TN team provides further...
What Can I Do to Prevent a Yeast Infection?

What Can I Do to Prevent a Yeast Infection?

Yes, it’s true that yeast infections are quite common among women. In fact, according to the CDC, nearly 75% of women will get a yeast infection at some point in their lives. While these infections are common, they’re also preventable! Our AFC Urgent Care TN center...
Is It Worth It to Get Tested for STDs?

Is It Worth It to Get Tested for STDs?

Did you know? STD rates in America are currently at an all-time high, as one in five people are infected. This is an alarming number, and it can easily be brought down with the correct education and increased STD testing numbers. Our team at AFC Urgent Care TN...