Is It Bad to Let Strep Throat Go Untreated?

Is It Bad to Let Strep Throat Go Untreated?

In short, yes, it is. Although strep throat is relatively harmless when it is treated in a timely manner, it can cause some serious complications when it’s left untreated. Our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team further explains below, so keep reading! How Common Is...

What Is the Flu, And Why Does It Cause a Fever?

Flu season is officially upon us. According to the CDC, about 8% of the U.S. population gets sick with the flu every year. While it can be tough to avoid the flu between the months of October and February, it’s possible to do so! Our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team...
What to Do If You’ve Fallen at Home

What to Do If You’ve Fallen at Home

Falls happen quite frequently among adults aged 65 and over. In fact, according to the CDC, one in four older adults will fall at home in a given year, and only half of these people will alert someone. If you fall, it’s extremely important to tell your doctor, a loved...
Does Sinusitis Always Cause a Headache?

Does Sinusitis Always Cause a Headache?

When many of us think of sinusitis (more commonly known as a sinus infection), we think of lots of congestion and lots of mucus. While both of these symptoms are equally common and icky, they aren’t the only signs of sinusitis to watch out for. Our AFC Urgent Care...