Heat rash usually is not very serious and does not cause negatively impact a person’s health. In some extreme cases, medical attention may be required. Heat rash occurs when pores are blocked, and sweat becomes trapped under the skin. That is why it’s so common when the weather is hot and humid. AFC Urgent Care […]
When you wake up with those all too familiar feelings of a cold, it’s inconvenient, to say the least. It’s hard to feel like yourself when you’re battling a slew of uncomfortable symptoms, but is it really even a cold? Colds and allergies have a lot in common, and it can be hard to decipher […]
Discussing sexually transmitted diseases with friends, family, and even strangers can be embarrassing and even awkward. Although these should not be so, discussion on sexual diseases is being avoided by adults and adolescents. Everyone turns a blind eye when it pertains to sexual diseases.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are used to refer to diseases that are […]
Vaccinations have been a very controversial topic, yet their importance cannot be denied. It is an integral part of the family and public health. Vaccines end the spread of contagious and dangerous diseases such as measles, polio, mumps, chickenpox, whooping cough, diphtheria, and HPV.
The importance of vaccines was first noticeable in the outbreak of smallpox […]
In the most common cases of gastroenteritis, there is no specific treatment. The best form is to stay as hydrated as possible to speed up the recovery and avoid dehydration. In more particular cases, some antibiotics or antidiarrheal medications can be prescribed. If you are suffering from gastroenteritis, call or visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale. […]
How often do you hear that exercise is good for your body? Exercise can do your body a world of good, and it helps your internal organs as well. You may not think of exercise as providing any benefits to your kidneys, but it can strengthen those important organs and improve your overall health in […]
Invisible and unseen particles or substances in the environment can cause allergic reactions for some people. They exist in many forms, including pet dander, mold, and pollen. Weeds, grass, and trees release allergens in the air, while pet dander comes from the proteins and skin cells that mammals generally shed. Dust mites, too, are a […]
With heart disease being the number one cause of adult deaths in the United States, heart health is on the top of everyone’s mind. There are specific foods and actions to take to help maintain a healthy heart. Call or visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale for information on maintaining a healthy heart. Our physicians will […]
At AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale, we see many different injuries and illnesses everyday. We are able to treat all accidental injuries that are not life-threatening and provide medical treatment for everyday illnesses. Emergency rooms often have long wait times and expensive costs. AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale is the perfect alternative care option when you need it.
Illnesses that require […]
Dry skin can be an irritating part of winter, but it’s possible to crack and become infected if left untreated. Severe or chronic cases of dry skin may require a diagnosis and medical treatment. If you are dealing with dry skin, call or visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale. Our physicians are trained in emergency care services […]