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...
How Do I Know If I Need an X-ray?

How Do I Know If I Need an X-ray?

Have you recently been injured doing an activity? If so, it can be easy to convince yourself that you can get through the injury at home and that you don’t need an X-ray. While in some cases that may be true, it’s not in others. So, how are you supposed to know when...
What Do I Need to Know About Kidney Infections?

What Do I Need to Know About Kidney Infections?

Not only are kidney infections uncomfortable to experience, but they can cause some severe health complications when not dealt with properly. Additionally, kidney infections are rare, but anyone can get one. Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte provides some further...
Why Do I Have an Earache?

Why Do I Have an Earache?

Earaches are certainly more common among children, but they can happen to adults as well. And if you experience an earache, it can definitely feel concerning. So, what’s causing that dull, throbbing pain? There are many possible culprits, and our team at AFC Urgent...
Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Yes! Not only are sports physicals required in the state of North Carolina, but they’re a necessary and helpful way to find out if your child is healthy enough to play the specific sport that he or she longs to play. So, whether it’s baseball at South Charlotte Middle...