Can an Ear Infection Affect My Hearing?

Can an Ear Infection Affect My Hearing?

It can. We all know that hearing loss can be caused by lots of different factors, such as aging and injury, but an untreated ear infection can impair your hearing as well. How, you ask? Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team provides some answers below, so keep reading....
Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Ooltewah Middle and Elementary spring sports are finally upon us! We know that your student athletes are excited, but they have to get a sports physical before they can fully participate. Why, you ask? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah has some answers, so read on!...
How Can I Avoid Strep Throat?

How Can I Avoid Strep Throat?

Strep throat is a common bacterial infection, affecting between 11,000 and 24,000 Americans every year. So, how can we avoid this uncomfortable sickness? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah has the answers, so read on! What Should I Know About Strep Throat? Strep...
How Common Is Back Pain With COVID-19?

How Common Is Back Pain With COVID-19?

With COVID-19, it sometimes seems like the symptoms are endless. In some cases, people complain about a lack of taste or smell. In other cases, people complain about intense body and backaches, so what should you expect if you contract the virus? Our team at AFC...
What to Know About Yeast Infections

What to Know About Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are very uncomfortable to experience and to talk about, but the fact is, they are a very common infection among women. In fact, nearly three out of every four women will experience this infection at some point in their lives. Our team at AFC Urgent...
How Nervous Should I Be If I Get COVID-19?

How Nervous Should I Be If I Get COVID-19?

COVID-19 rates are spiking all over the country, so it is completely normal to be a little worried if you do happen to come down with a case of the virus. However, you’re not alone in your struggle. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah is here to provide you with the...
How Can I Keep My Kids Healthy and Entertained?

How Can I Keep My Kids Healthy and Entertained?

It’s a little too easy to turn the TV on or give your kids a smartphone when they’re feeling wired. While the entertainment and quiet that usually provides is quite nice, it’s not the best move for you or your children in the long run. Instead, we’d encourage you to...
How Can I Help My Kids Eat Healthier?

How Can I Help My Kids Eat Healthier?

It is important to teach children healthy eating habits that carry them into adulthood. Rates of childhood obesity are rising, and this, unfortunately, leads to more diseases and sicknesses. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah is passionate about keeping your family...