How to Know Whether Stitches Are Necessary

How to Know Whether Stitches Are Necessary

Stitches aren’t something that anyone really wants, but they’re necessary for a cut or laceration that is deep and can’t heal on its own. So, how are you supposed to know if the cut that you or your child has sustained warrants stitches? Our AFC Urgent Care TN team...
Can I Treat My Kidney Infection at Home?

Can I Treat My Kidney Infection at Home?

Unfortunately, no, you can’t treat your kidney infection at home. However, there are complementary treatments that you can do at home, such as taking OTC pain relievers and drinking lots of water. Learn more from our AFC Urgent Care TN team below! What Is a Kidney...
Should My Child Get a Sports Physical?

Should My Child Get a Sports Physical?

Yes! All across east Tennessee, spring sports are making their way back into our lives. And while this is exciting news for many families and student-athletes alike, your child will need a sports physical first before beginning his or her specific sport. Our team at...
Where Can I Go for a Respiratory Infection?

Where Can I Go for a Respiratory Infection?

It is never fun when you start experiencing the symptoms of a respiratory infection. Fortunately, when symptoms do strike, our AFC Urgent Care TN centers are here to help you receive quality treatment so that you can get to feeling as good as new as soon as possible....
Where Do I Go When I Have a Sore Throat?

Where Do I Go When I Have a Sore Throat?

Did you know that more than 3 million cases of strep throat are diagnosed each year among Americans? That’s a lot of sore throats! Fortunately, a sore throat doesn’t always have to mean strep. Our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some insight into the causes...
Where Can I Go for My Cough?

Where Can I Go for My Cough?

Coughs can be caused by many different things. While sometimes a cough occurs because the throat is irritated due to smoke or other fragrance in the air, a cough can also occur because an illness has set in, such as the cold or flu. But when should you seek medical...