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How Serious Is My Child’s Sports Injury?

How Serious Is My Child’s Sports Injury?

If you have children involved in sports, you know that injuries come with the territory of competition. While we do what we can to help prevent them, injuries are inevitable. How would you react if your child accidentally got hurt while on the court or field? Our...
Can a Small Fracture Become More Serious?

Can a Small Fracture Become More Serious?

Yes, a broken bone is a broken bone, but there are actually lots of different ways a bone can break. It can partially or completely break, and it can also come in the form of a compound or stress fracture. Stress fractures, although they are not the most serious type...
How Can I Treat Mosquito Bites?

How Can I Treat Mosquito Bites?

Spring in Tennessee is a beautiful time of year. Unfortunately, though, the humid weather often brings a lot of mosquitoes along with it. If you are someone who is susceptible to lots of mosquito bites, there are many effective ways to both prevent and treat these...
How Long Do Kidney Stones Last?

How Long Do Kidney Stones Last?

Kidney stones are common among Americans. Nearly one in 10 Americans will get a kidney stone each year, and they aren’t any fun to experience. Read on as our AFC Urgent Care Cleveland team shares more info you need to know about kidney stones. What Are Kidney Stones?...
Can I Get Rid of Seasonal Allergies?

Can I Get Rid of Seasonal Allergies?

Spring is back, and so are allergies for millions of people in America. The flowers and trees blooming signifies a time of new life, but it is also a time that many choose to stay indoors more often than they would like to quell those pesky symptoms. Is it possible to...
Should I Be Concerned If My Child Bruises a Lot?

Should I Be Concerned If My Child Bruises a Lot?

Bruises are typically nothing to worry about. Kids are active and typically quite clumsy—especially when they’re young—which can lead to lots of falls, bumps and bruises. There are rare cases, however, that call for a trip to the doctor to learn more about why your...
What Should I Know About Pancreatitis?

What Should I Know About Pancreatitis?

The digestive system has lots of moving parts to help it function properly, and one key yet overlooked cog in the system is the pancreas. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and produces hormones that help the body process sugar. Many Americans fall ill...
How Long Do Mono Symptoms Last?

How Long Do Mono Symptoms Last?

Mononucleosis, which is most also known as “mono,” is an infectious illness that is most common among teenagers and young adults—especially college students. Extreme fatigue is the most well-known symptom of this illness, and it often lasts for at least a month. In...