How Can I Break a Flu-Related Fever?

Having a fever is the worst—not to mention, it can be quite dangerous if your temperature is high enough. Unfortunately, having a fever is very common when dealing with the flu. Although this is the case, there are many things you can do at home that can help to break...
How to Fall-Proof Your Home

How to Fall-Proof Your Home

Falls at home happen much too often, and they don’t have to. Falls are highly preventable, as there are many things you can do to fall-proof your home! Our AFC Urgent Care Fountain City team provides many ways to make your home safer for yourself or your elderly...
What Should I Know About Sinusitis?

What Should I Know About Sinusitis?

The current fall season is a typically a common time of year for sinus infections, due the prevalence of allergens like ragweed ad the start to school, where viruses are more easily passed from one person to another. While sinus infections (sinusitis) aren’t pleasant...
Is Shingles Contagious?

Is Shingles Contagious?

Itchy skin of any kind is always unpleasant and inconvenient to experience, but shingles is a different breed. This type of viral skin condition can be very painful and can last for up to several weeks. Not only is it painful enough to experience yourself, but you’ll...
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...