How Serious Is Strep Throat?

How Serious Is Strep Throat?

Strep throat is a common infection, and it’s most common among children. In fact, about 3 in 10 children with a sore throat actually have strep throat, according to the CDC. Strep throat is a highly treatable infection, and it typically won’t cause many serious...
How Can I Treat a Flu Fever?

How Can I Treat a Flu Fever?

Many people are dealing with the flu right now—especially in our area. Unfortunately, Knoxville has been a flu hotspot over the past couple of weeks. If you are one of the many who have recently gotten the flu and are dealing with a fever, there are things you can do...
How to Lower Your Fall Risk

How to Lower Your Fall Risk

Falls in the home happen much more than they should. Since 2007, fall rates have increased every year. There are ways to prevent falls from happening and to lower your fall risk, and our AFC Urgent Care Farragut team highlights them below. Here’s what to do: Stay...
What Do Sinus Headaches Feel Like?

What Do Sinus Headaches Feel Like?

If you’ve had a sinus infection before, you know that it’s not a pleasant experience. There is a lot of mucus involved, and a fever is often a common symptom as well. Headaches can accompany a sinus infection, too, but how are you supposed to know if it’s a symptom of...

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...