It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, there is a chill in the air, kids are picking out their favorite costumes for Halloween, and we are getting ready for Thanksgiving. This time of year also should remind you to get a flu shot.
Should I go to urgent care for a sore throat? That depends on the severity, frequency, and some specific symptoms. In many cases a sore throat is not that serious, but an urgent care can give you the treatment you need rather than waiting for a doctor’s appointment.
Sports injuries like ankle sprains or muscle strains can occur anywhere and at any time whether you are a sports enthusiast or just want to stay active and healthy. It isn’t serious enough to warrant a trip to an emergency room and an hours-long wait,
We have all sustained cuts and lacerations from gardening, woodworking, a fall, or just making dinner. Most times we can apply some antiseptic and bandage the cut. Sometimes, however, that cut is larger and deeper than we would like. In fact,
Most fevers are caused by infections, and they are part of our body’s response to fight off the infection. By themselves they are not typically a reason for alarm of concern, nor do they always necessitate a trip to the doctor.
We hear about blood pressure all the time. We hear that we need to measure it, keep it under control, and maintain a healthy lifestyle so we won’t develop this medical problem. We know it’s important, but what are the real reasons?
Can I go to Urgent Care for a dog bite? Unless the bite is bleeding profusely or you have multiple bites, the answer is definitely YES. Even the sweetest calmest dog can become frightened and get aggressive with the right (or wrong) circumstances.
Any member of your family can suddenly have a persistent cough. Most of the time this is nothing serious or of concern. However, under certain circumstances, a cough can be more than the common cold. If you are unable to see your primary care physician,
If you have ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know those distinctive signs—the constant urge to pee, the pain and burning, and feeling like your bladder is still full. That’s why you search for immediate treatment to catch the UTI before it gets worse.
It’s almost impossible to watch TV or follow social media without someone telling us how to keep our heart healthy. Our grocery stores are filled with products screaming, “Buy me, I’m heart healthy.” Of course we all want to keep our hearts fit and functioning,