What Are the Common Symptoms of STDs?

What Are the Common Symptoms of STDs?

STD symptoms aren’t as common as you might think. Yes, there are common symptoms that show up when you get an STD, but many people who have an STD don’t even know they have one! Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah goes on to provide further information about STDs...
What to Know About Gout

What to Know About Gout

Gout can affect anyone, but it more often affects men than it does women. In fact, men can be three times more likely to get gout than women because they have higher levels of uric acid most of their lives. Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team provides some more helpful...
Am I at Risk of Pulling a Muscle?

Am I at Risk of Pulling a Muscle?

You probably know that stretching and warming up before exercising is important, but do you know why? Physical exertion on cold, stiff muscles increases your risk of pulling a muscle, which is painful and can cause long-lasting discomfort. Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah...
What Should I Do If My Dog Bites Me?

What Should I Do If My Dog Bites Me?

Dogs are a man’s best friend, but sometimes even man’s best friend can be cranky. If your dog bites you, which can happen to anyone, what should your next steps be? Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team answers that question and provides further helpful information below,...
Should My Child Get Tested for Strep?

Should My Child Get Tested for Strep?

Strep throat is very common among children between the ages of 5 and 15. In fact, it’s estimated that between the ages of 5 and 15, at least 15–40% of sore throat cases among children are actually caused by Streptococcus bacteria (strep throat). If your child...
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....