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?...