How to Prevent an Upset Stomach

How to Prevent an Upset Stomach

No one likes dealing with an upset stomach. Even though they’re often preventable and go away in a relatively timely manner, the can make the day a struggle to get through. Don’t let nausea and an upset stomach get to you by preventing them! Our AFC Urgent Care South...
Can I Treat a Yeast Infection Like a UTI?

Can I Treat a Yeast Infection Like a UTI?

While UTIs and yeast infections show similar symptoms at times, they aren’t the same type of infection. These infections will need to be treated differently for them to get better and go away. Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team further elaborates on these two...
What Is Acute Bronchitis?

What Is Acute Bronchitis?

Did you know? There are technically two types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is much more common and contagious, while chronic bronchitis is a type of COPD and is much more common among those who smoke. It’s possible to develop both types of...
How Long Do STDs Last?

How Long Do STDs Last?

There are two different types of STDs: bacterial and viral. Bacterial STDs can typically be cured quickly with cured with antibiotics if treatment begins early enough. Viral STDs, however, cannot be cured and can last for a lifetime. It’s possible to manage viral STD...
What Causes Skin Boils

What Causes Skin Boils

Let’s face it, boils are pretty gross. They are certainly not at all a sight for sore eyes, and they’re itchy and painful. Boils are more common than you might think, though, since infected hair follicles are a fairly common occurrence. If you’ve developed a skin...
Are Rapid Strep Tests Effective Among Kids?

Are Rapid Strep Tests Effective Among Kids?

Yes, they are! Rapid strep tests are extremely accurate for both adults and kids alike. Read on as our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team shares some helpful information about strep throat and AFC’s rapid test accuracy below! What Should I Know About Strep Throat?...
What Does It Mean If I Have a Rash?

What Does It Mean If I Have a Rash?

Many of us have had a rash before. We all know that they’re itchy, uncomfortable and sometimes painful, but what are our bodies trying to tell us when we develop a rash? Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team has some answers, so keep reading! Why Do We Develop...
How to Properly Care for Cuts and Lacerations

How to Properly Care for Cuts and Lacerations

It can be tempting to panic when suffering a scary-looking cut or laceration, but it’s in your best interest to keep a cool head and think through the basic steps of caring for these types of injuries. Not sure how to care for lacerations? Our team at AFC Urgent Care...