What Are Kidney Stones?

What Are Kidney Stones?

You’ve almost certainly heard of kidney stones before, if not dealt with one. Do you know what they actually are, though, or what they’re caused by? Read on to learn more from our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team. What Is a Kidney Stone? A kidney stone is a hard...
Is There a Reason My Child Bruises Often?

Is There a Reason My Child Bruises Often?

Let’s face it—kids will be kids. They run into stuff, they fall down, they scrape their knees and elbows, and then they get up and get right back to doing it all over again. They’re resilient, even if they suffer bumps and bruises along the way. Although bruises are a...
What Is Infectious Mononucleosis?

What Is Infectious Mononucleosis?

Infectious mononucleosis is the fancier, medical term for what we all know as “mono.” Mono is a viral illness that usually affects teens and young adults, and it causes symptoms like extreme fatigue and a fever. Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team shares other...
How Can I Help My Child Get Rid of Croup?

How Can I Help My Child Get Rid of Croup?

Croup is not a pleasant thing for either children or parents to experience. While young children are really the only age group that get croup, as a parent, it can be tough to hear your kids have that scary-sounding, “barking” cough when they come down with a case of...