Do Allergies Cause a Rash?

Do Allergies Cause a Rash?

Rashes can be caused by many things, whether it’s an allergy to a specific food, plant or medication, or whether it was spread by someone with a contagious infection. Whatever the case may be, rashes are uncomfortable and itchy, and no one wants to experience one....
How to Know If You Need Stitches

How to Know If You Need Stitches

Did you accidentally cut yourself? If you have, it happens, and it’s certainly easy to panic once you see blood flowing out of your arm or hand. It’s natural to think you might need stitches after getting cut, but that’s not always the case. Most shallow cuts will...
Should I Be Worried About Getting an X-ray?

Should I Be Worried About Getting an X-ray?

It’s never a fun situation when you have to schedule an X-ray. Although X-rays involve radiation and are usually scheduled because of injuries or things of that nature, they are generally safe to get. Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team explains why below. What Are...
How Are Kidney Infections Diagnosed?

How Are Kidney Infections Diagnosed?

Kidney infections are rare, but they can cause serious complications if not taken care of quickly. How are you supposed to know if you have one? And if you do have one, how are they treated? Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team provides some answers below. How Can I Know...
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...