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...