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...
What Do I Need to Know About Shingles?

What Do I Need to Know About Shingles?

What Exactly Is Shingles? Shingles is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chickenpox, the virus stays in your body. It may not cause problems for many...
What Can I Do to Prevent a Yeast Infection?

What Can I Do to Prevent a Yeast Infection?

What Is a Yeast Infection? A yeast infection is a fungal infection. It occurs when there is an overgrowth of Candida, a type of fungus that lives inside the body, in a moist area of the body. While vaginal yeast infections are the most common type of yeast infection,...