Can Children Get Sciatica?

Can Children Get Sciatica?

Back pain can happen in children just like it can in adults. It is not uncommon for children to complain of pain, back spasms or leg pain from time to time. And sometimes, it may be due to sciatica. Often misdiagnosed in children, sciatica can cause significant pain...
Do I Need an STD Test If I Feel Fine?

Do I Need an STD Test If I Feel Fine?

Having an STD is similar to having any other common illness. The longer you wait to test and treat the problem, the worse it can become and the more likely it is to cause lasting issues for you. It also increases your chance of spreading the infection to someone else....
What Activities Trigger Asthma in Adults?

What Activities Trigger Asthma in Adults?

If you have asthma, you may feel like you have a complicated relationship with exercise. You want to stay active but you also want to reduce your chance of an asthma attack whenever you can. Finding a supportive balance between the two is possible and actually easier...
This Is What Makes Our AFC Personnel Top-Notch

This Is What Makes Our AFC Personnel Top-Notch

Need medical care but aren’t sure who you can trust to provide it? That’s a common concern for many, but it shouldn’t be. You can trust our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team. We are passionate about providing quality care to our patients, as well as cultivating a...
Is Mesenteric Adenitis Life-Threatening?

Is Mesenteric Adenitis Life-Threatening?

No, it’s not. Mesenteric adenitis occurs when the lymph nodes in the abdomen become swollen as they try to fight off a viral or bacterial intestinal infection, but only in the rarest of cases would this condition lead to life-threatening symptoms. Read on to learn...
How Long Do Bug Bites Linger?

How Long Do Bug Bites Linger?

Bug bites happen, and they happen even more commonly in the summer and spring. Bugs like bees and ants actually do a lot of great things for the earth, but they can cause some pain by biting or stinging when the feel threatened. Luckily, most bug bites and stings...
How Are Kidney Stones Treated?

How Are Kidney Stones Treated?

When you get a kidney stone, it can sometime feel like there’s nothing in the world that will make you feel better. Kidney stones can cause a lot of pain, and it can feel unrelenting at times. However, there are lots of effective treatment options that exist. Read on...
What You Should Know When Visiting Our AFC Center

What You Should Know When Visiting Our AFC Center

Do you always get a little nervous before going somewhere to get medical care? If so, we understand. It’s hard to know what to expect when visiting a new doctor or urgent care center. You don’t have to worry when visiting us, though! What we advertise is what you’ll...
Do Some People Bruise Easier Than Others?

Do Some People Bruise Easier Than Others?

The short answer is yes. While it’s true that bruising is a part of life, there are a few reasons that can make some people more susceptible to bruising than others. Why does this happen, though? Read on as our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team shares some helpful...