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...
How Should I Treat My Pulled Muscle?

How Should I Treat My Pulled Muscle?

Pulling a muscle, to say the least, is not a pleasant experience. It’s painful, limits your mobility and takes quite a long time to make a full recovery. If you’ve recently pulled a muscle, you’re probably wondering what you can do to speed up your recovery process...
Should I Get a Rapid Test If I Feel Ill?

Should I Get a Rapid Test If I Feel Ill?

According to the CDC’s latest guidelines, the world really has begun to open up for those that have been fully vaccinated! However, because more and more people are out and about, the risk of getting another contagious illness has begun to increase. Our AFC Urgent...
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...