Is Ringworm Treatable?

Is Ringworm Treatable?

Ringworm is a common fungal infection and doesn’t have anything at all to do with an actual worm. In fact, this type of infection was originally termed “ringworm” because of the way it forms circular rashes (rings) with redness and itchiness. Our AFC Urgent Care...
Ways to Treat an Upset Stomach

Ways to Treat an Upset Stomach

There are few things worse than having an upset stomach and feeling nauseous. This condition can completely throw off your day, making you feel like you can’t get too far from the toilet and limiting the foods and drinks you can enjoy. Luckily, our AFC Urgent Care...
How Will I Know If I Have a Yeast Infection?

How Will I Know If I Have a Yeast Infection?

A yeast infection occurs when the body’s natural yeast (Candida) grows out of control. Yeast infections most often develop in the vagina, but they can also develop in other moist areas on the body, such as the mouth, gut and throat. They can also happen to men, but...
Am I at Risk of Getting Bronchitis?

Am I at Risk of Getting Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is nothing to sneeze at. It’s a painful respiratory illness that can last much longer than anticipated, in addition to having the ability to lead to more serious illnesses, like pneumonia. Older adults (over the age of 65) and young children (under the age...
Should I Get Tested for STDs?

Should I Get Tested for STDs?

STDs are quite a big problem in the United States today. In fact, one in five people has an STD, which is an all-time high. Getting tested for STDs is more important than you might realize, and it’s also quick and easy. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Hixson provides...
How to Treat Rashes at Home

How to Treat Rashes at Home

If you’ve developed a rash this summer, you’re certainly not alone. It’s possible to get a rash during any time of the year, but rashes are more common during the summer months. Most rashes can be successfully treated at home, and our AFC Urgent Care Hixson team...
What Should I Do If I’ve Pulled a Muscle?

What Should I Do If I’ve Pulled a Muscle?

Pulled muscles are the worst, and they are certainly much more common to experience as you age. If you’ve pulled a muscle recently, what can you do to help it feel better and get back to living your previously active lifestyle? Our AFC Urgent Care Hixson team shares...
What Should I Do If My Cat Bites Me?

What Should I Do If My Cat Bites Me?

Cat bites can happen to anyone, and they certainly aren’t pleasant when they do happen. If your cat has bitten you and you aren’t sure what to do next, read on as our AFC Urgent Care Hixson team provides some helpful information on the necessary next steps. What...