What Is Bronchitis?

What Is Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is no joke. If you get it, you will most likely have a bad cough, lots of mucus and maybe some general cold symptoms like body aches or chills. But what causes this condition? Our AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN team highlights what you should know about this...
What to Do About a Skin Boil

What to Do About a Skin Boil

Boils are extremely uncomfortable to experience. They’re painful, and they certainly aren’t pleasant to look at. Luckily, there are ways you can get rid of them at home! Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN explains. Here’s what to do: We know it’s...
How Can I Know If I’ve Pulled a Muscle?

How Can I Know If I’ve Pulled a Muscle?

Whether it was from sneezing too hard, chasing the kids around the yard or in a friendly game of backyard whiffle ball, many of us have felt that sharp pain go up our backs, hamstrings or some other often-used body part. If you’ve experienced this type of pain, you’ve...
Should I Seek Medical Care for a Dog Bite?

Should I Seek Medical Care for a Dog Bite?

Getting bitten by an animal can happen to anybody. Whether it’s the family dog that bites you or a wild animal doing so out of protection, bites hurt and they can certainly be a reason for concern. Should all bites be medically treated, though? Our AFC Urgent Care...
Are Rapid Strep Tests Accurate?

Are Rapid Strep Tests Accurate?

Yes, they are! Strep throat is most common among children between the ages of 5 and 15, but adults aren’t immune from getting the infection. Read on as our AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN team shares some helpful information about strep throat and AFC’s rapid test accuracy...
When Should I Be Worried About a Rash?

When Should I Be Worried About a Rash?

Camp Fairview and TWU Summer Camps are fun, but no child is immune to getting a rash at some point during these fun summer events. If your child gets a rash, how are you, as the parent, supposed to know if it’s something that will go away after a few days or if it’s a...
How to Do First Aid on Basic Cuts

How to Do First Aid on Basic Cuts

Properly caring for a cut or minor laceration isn’t easy in the moment. In fact, it can be quite intimidating! While most cuts will heal on their own, some will ultimately require stitches to heal properly. Whatever the case may be, it’s important to know how to do...
What Do I Need to Know About X-rays?

What Do I Need to Know About X-rays?

Generally, X-rays certainly aren’t something that any of us want to get as they can be inconvenient and expensive, but they are one of the greatest tools we have to check up on the well-being of our bodies. If you haven’t had an X-ray before, what should you know...