Can STDs Be Cured?

Can STDs Be Cured?

STDs are extremely common in the United States—especially this year. According to the CDC, STD rates are at an all-time high, with one in five people having a sexually transmitted disease. Many STDs don’t even show symptoms, and some can be cured while some can’t. To...
What You Need to Know About Heat Rash

What You Need to Know About Heat Rash

It’s no surprise that heat rash is more common during the summer months, but do you even know what heat rash is or what causes it? Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team shares some helpful information on this rash type below, so keep reading! What heat rash is: Heat rash...

Is It Better to Rest or Exercise a Pulled Muscle?

You probably know that stretching and staying physically active are two important components to reaching optimal health, but if you’ve recently pulled or strained a muscle, you’ll probably want to hold off on getting back on the horse, so to speak. Our AFC Urgent Care...
Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cat Bite?

Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cat Bite?

Cats sure make for great pets, but cat bits can happen to even the most adoring of cat owners. If you’ve been bitten by your cat or someone else’s cat, is it necessary to seek medical attention? We believe it is, and our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team explains why...
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...