Ways to Relieve Nausea

Ways to Relieve Nausea

It’s true that nausea and vomiting often go hand in hand, but it’s possible to take care of your nausea before your food starts to come up. Our AFC Urgent Care Fountain City team highlights some effective ways to treat nausea below, so keep reading! Here’s what to do:...
Will a Yeast Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Will a Yeast Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Yeast infections are extremely common among women, with nearly 75% of women experiencing one at some point in their lives. If you haven’t had a yeast infection, it’s important to know what they are, what causes them and what you can do about them, since these...
Is COPD the Same Thing As Bronchitis?

Is COPD the Same Thing As Bronchitis?

Many people experience bronchitis every year. This common infection of the airways that lead to the lungs is most common among those over age 65, but it can happen to anyone at any age. But what about COPD? It’s often used in the same breath as bronchitis, but is it...
How Often Are STD Tests Necessary?

How Often Are STD Tests Necessary?

It may not cross your mind to get frequently tested for STDs, but it’s more important than you might think. Right now, one in five Americans have an STD, according to the CDC, which is currently an all-time high. Plus, the rates could even be higher than what is being...
What You Should Know About Gout

What You Should Know About Gout

If you have been dealing with sudden, sharp pain and redness in your joints, you likely have gout. This kind of joint pain can flare up in the night and last for weeks at a time, making gout uncomfortable at best and debilitating at worst. Thankfully, there are steps...
What Is the Treatment for a Kidney Infection?

What Is the Treatment for a Kidney Infection?

How Could I Get a Kidney Infection? Kidney infections are caused by bacteria or viruses. Scientists believe that most kidney infections start as a bladder infection that moves upstream to infect one or both of the kidneys. Although bladder infections and UTIs aren’t...
How Can I Know If My Child Has an Ear Infection?

How Can I Know If My Child Has an Ear Infection?

What Is an Ear Infection? The commonly used term “ear infection” is known medically as “acute otitis media,” or a sudden infection in the middle ear, which is the space behind the eardrum. In many cases, ear infections clear up on their own, but if the ear infection...
When Do I Need to Get a Strep Test?

When Do I Need to Get a Strep Test?

according to the CDC. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Fountain City shares some more helpful info on this common bacterial infection. How Do I Know If I Have Strep Throat? First, before you know its first symptoms, it’s important to know exactly what this...
Is Back Pain a Common COVID-19 Symptom?

Is Back Pain a Common COVID-19 Symptom?

How Common of a Symptom Is Back Pain? Back pain due to COVID-19 is grouped in with general muscle aches or pains, which the CDC lists as an official symptom. Additionally, those who have recovered from COVID-19 have said that they experienced lingering back pain....