How Are COVID-19 and the Flu Different?

The winter months are not a welcoming time of year for sicknesses—especially during the age of COVID-19. With fewer mask mandates and no more social distancing, the concern of a “twindemic” of the flu and COVID-19 is higher this year than it was last year. As we enter...
What Should I Know About Eczema?

What Should I Know About Eczema?

While eczema typically isn’t very painful, it can be extremely annoying to deal with. This form of dry, cracked skin seems to always flare up at the most inconvenient of times and is something that many people deal with throughout life. While eczema can’t really be...
What to Do When You Feel Nauseous

What to Do When You Feel Nauseous

It’s safe to say that almost every single one of us knows the feeling of being nauseous, and we all know it’s not a pleasant feeling. When those nauseous feelings arise, it can be tough to know what to do in the moment to treat them. Luckily, our AFC Urgent Care...
Is a Yeast Infection a Type of UTI?

Is a Yeast Infection a Type of UTI?

UTIs and yeast infections often are mentioned in the same sentence, and understandably so. They’re both uncomfortable infections, but are they the same thing? No, they aren’t, and our AFC Urgent Care Farragut team provides some helpful information on both of these...
What Do I Need to Know About Bronchitis?

What Do I Need to Know About Bronchitis?

More than 3 million bronchitis cases occur every year, and bronchitis can lead to more severe health problems when left untreated or not treated quickly and effectively. Our AFC Urgent Care Farragut team provides some additional information you need to know about...
What Do I Need to Know About STDs?

What Do I Need to Know About STDs?

Here’s a sobering thought: Even amidst a global pandemic, America’s STD rate is at a record high, according to the CDC. In fact, experts estimate that the number of sexually transmitted diseases among Americans now totals more than 110 million! Because of this, it’s...
How to Treat Skin Boils

How to Treat Skin Boils

For some of us, the word “boil” is enough to make our skin crawl. It’s no secret that boils are extremely uncomfortable to deal with, but they’re actually more common than you might realize. Our AFC Urgent Care Farragut team is here to provide some helpful information...
How Do I Heal a Pulled Muscle?

How Do I Heal a Pulled Muscle?

Pulling a muscle is certainly not a fun feeling. It’s initially painful, and it puts you out for an extended period of time. So, how can you properly heal a pulled muscle to get you back on your feet sooner than later? Our AFC Urgent Care Farragut team provides some...

How Serious Are Cat Bites?

We love our cats, but let’s face it—they can be a little finicky at times. Sometimes it only takes being petted the wrong way or picking them up when they want to be left alone to get bit. So, if you have been bitten by your favorite feline, is the bite a cause for...
Should I Get a Rapid Flu Test?

Should I Get a Rapid Flu Test?

If you are showing flu-like symptoms, then yes, you should get a rapid flu test at our AFC Urgent Care Farragut center! These tests are quick, painless, reliable and produce results within minutes. Our AFC team further highlights when you should consider getting a flu...