Will I Get a Fever If I Have the Flu?

Will I Get a Fever If I Have the Flu?

By now, you probably know that a fever is one of the more common flu symptoms. Will this is the case, it’s possible to have the flu without having a fever. Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team highlights what you need to know about the flu and its symptoms below,...
What to Do When You Fall at Home

What to Do When You Fall at Home

Falls happen much too often in America. According to the National Institute of Health, six out of 10 elderly people will fall at home. Oftentimes, when falls happen among the elderly, they result in serious injuries. If you or a loved one falls, it’s important to know...
Are Sinus Headaches Real?

Are Sinus Headaches Real?

Yes, they are! While it’s true that many migraines are actually mistaken as sinus headaches, headaches still remain symptoms of sinus infections. Sinus infections are most common during the fall and winter seasons, so it’s important to be aware of their signs and...
Is Ringworm Serious?

Is Ringworm Serious?

Has a strange, circular, ringed rash recently popped up on your body? If so, you’ve probably caught ringworm. While ringworm isn’t comfortable and it’s highly contagious, it isn’t a serious infection. Learn more from our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte team below!...
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...