How Long Does Bronchitis Last?

How Long Does Bronchitis Last?

Bronchitis is a common respiratory illness, but did you know? There are actually two types of this illness: acute and chronic. Bronchitis, in general, is an inflammation of the lining in the bronchial tubes, but acute and chronic bronchitis last for different periods...
How Necessary Is It to Get Tested For STDs?

How Necessary Is It to Get Tested For STDs?

It’s true that STDs carry a lot of stigma, but they’re still more common than you might think. In fact, the CDC estimates that one in five people have an STD. Although young women and men are most vulnerable, STDs are increasingly affecting those over age 50, too. So,...
What to Do When You Develop a Rash

What to Do When You Develop a Rash

Rashes are the worst, and they’re more common during the summer. If you’ve recently developed a rash, it can be tough to know where it came from or how serious it will become. Thankfully, most rashes can be treated similarly. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care...
How Can I Prevent Pulling a Muscle?

How Can I Prevent Pulling a Muscle?

Pulling a muscle is the worst! Not only is it painful, but it can hamper mobility for long periods of time, which is extremely frustrating. Luckily, there are things you can do every day to lower your risk of experiencing a painful muscle strain that ultimately wears...
Are Cat Bites Dangerous?

Are Cat Bites Dangerous?

We all love our cats, but their bites can be more dangerous to your health than you might realize. Our AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway team provides some helpful information on cat bites and the potential impact they could have on your health below, so keep reading!...
Should I Get a Rapid Flu Test?

Should I Get a Rapid Flu Test?

Even in the age of COVID-19, the flu is still a threat. Yes, flu rates have thankfully gone down due to additional health-safety precautions, but it’s still possible to get sick with the flu virus. If you are experiencing flu symptoms, it’s important to get a rapid...
Signs That Stitches Are Needed

Signs That Stitches Are Needed

We all get cuts and scratches from time to time, but sometimes they’re deeper than others. When you get a cut or laceration that bleeds a lot, it can still be tough to know whether it warrants getting stitched up. Our AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway explains how you...
Are There Any Risks to Getting an X-ray?

Are There Any Risks to Getting an X-ray?

Have you or your child gotten injured lately? When dealing with things like ankle or other joint pain, it can definitely be on your mind to get an X-ray to know the severity of your injury. So, when do you need to get one, and is it safe to get one these days? Our AFC...
What Will a Kidney Infection Do to My Body?

What Will a Kidney Infection Do to My Body?

Kidney infections are serious. If left untreated or treated poorly, they can cause life-threatening health complications. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway provides more important information about kidney infections. What Causes Kidney Infections?...