Do I Need to Get a Rapid Flu Test?

Do I Need to Get a Rapid Flu Test?

In years past, it was a little easier to tell whether you had the flu. But now, during the coronavirus pandemic, a flu test is perhaps more necessary due to the similarity of the two viruses. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, it’s important to get a rapid flu...
How Can I Tell If a Rash Is Serious?

How Can I Tell If a Rash Is Serious?

If a rash pops up on your or your child’s bodies, it can be natural to write it off as something that will clear up in a matter of days. While this can certainly be true, rashes can also be a sign of something more serious. Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team explains...
Are There Different Kinds of X-rays?

Are There Different Kinds of X-rays?

Yes, there are lots of different kinds of X-rays. Chest X-rays and joint X-rays are typically the most common types of X-rays, especially when dealing with injuries. Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team provides some helpful information on X-rays and their uses below,...
What Are the Common Signs of Kidney Infections?

What Are the Common Signs of Kidney Infections?

Kidney infections are painful, unpleasant and can result in serious complications if not dealt with quickly and correctly. How are you supposed to know if you have a kidney infection, though? Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team highlights the common signs of these...
Are Ear Infections Dangerous?

Are Ear Infections Dangerous?

Although ear infections are especially common among children below the age of 3, it doesn’t make them any less serious. When left untreated, chronic ear infections can cause long-term health complications for your child. When these infections are treated effectively...
What Do Sports Physicals Entail?

What Do Sports Physicals Entail?

From Bearden Middle School to Cedar Bluff Elementary, kids need their sports physicals before they can hit the field this spring! But why are they necessary? Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team has some answers, so read on. What Is a Sports Physical? A sports physical,...
What Should I Do If I Get Strep Throat?

What Should I Do If I Get Strep Throat?

It’s probably safe to say that many of us had strep throat several times when we were growing up. While strep throat is most common among children between the ages of 5 and 15, it can affect children and adults of all ages, and it can be a severe infection when left...
What Are the Early COVID-19 Symptoms?

What Are the Early COVID-19 Symptoms?

If you have yet to contract the coronavirus, it’s probably safe to say that you’re on high alert for when you will, if ever, experience the virus. While COVID-19 symptoms tend to be irregular and tough to pinpoint, some are more common and happen earlier than others....
These Things Will Help Prevent Future UTIs

These Things Will Help Prevent Future UTIs

UTIs are very common, but there are things you can do to lower your risk of getting one. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville provides some helpful prevention tips. Here’s what to do: Drink lots of water. This will make you urinate more frequently, which...