Are Nausea and Vomiting Symptoms of COVID-19?

January 31, 2024

You wake up one beautiful day feeling nauseous and having a strong urge to puke. This gets worse as you go about your day and you think of two viable options– stomach bug or food poisoning. However, have you considered that it could be a respiratory infection like COVID-19? Nausea and diarrhea are common symptoms of many diseases so it can be difficult to attribute it to one thing. Recent studies and reports have shown ...

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Can You Have an STD Without Showing Any Symptoms?

January 31, 2024

STDs are sensitive topics people shy away from for obvious reasons, yet it is important to know more about you to guarantee your health and safety. As long as you have sex, be it oral, anal, or vaginally, there is a high chance of you contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Although STIs show numerous symptoms, some infections are asymptomatic, making them more complicated to treat or manage. This article highlights asymptomatic STDs and what ...

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A Guide To Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

December 19, 2023

The holiday season is one of the most joyful times of the year where we get to celebrate with our friends, family and co-workers. However, the holidays are also a time when sickness and health problems can arise, creating a higher risk for  viruses  like flu to spread in our communities. Staying healthy is many people's top priority, especially adults and parents. So, you might be wondering how to stay healthy before the bells ...

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Flu vs. COVID-19: How To Differentiate Symptoms

December 19, 2023

It is common to face illness during winter, especially during the peak cold and flu season. However, in more recent times, a new condition has emerged on the scene—Coronavirus, widely known as COVID-19. While both the flu and COVID-19 are contagious respiratory illnesses, they can manifest distinct symptoms that warrant different treatment plans. Let's unravel the differences in symptoms to help you distinguish between these two winter woes. For same-day illness treatment, visit ...

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Tips for Practicing Food Safety During the Holidays

November 28, 2023

The holiday season, a time for gratitude and feasting, is synonymous with sharing hearty meals with loved ones. However, the joy of this time of year can be marred if proper food safety practices are not observed. Ensuring that your feasts are delicious and safe requires a mindful approach. From handling soups and stews to dealing with raw produce and eggs, these tips will guide you in safeguarding your holiday spread from foodborne illnesses. For ...

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Can Allergies Cause Nasal Congestion?

November 28, 2023

Nasal congestion can be a real buzzkill, especially if allergies trigger it. It has symptoms that can make you feel like you're in an ongoing battle with your nasal passages. Let’s learn what are the signs that you have nasal congestion due to allergies. For same-day nasal congestion relief, visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Aberdeen. We’re open seven days a week and operate on a walk-in basis– just stop ...

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Do I Have Allergies or a Sinus Infection?

October 23, 2023

As the seasons change gradually, you may begin to wonder if you have allergies when you notice your nose getting congested regularly. Could it be allergies acting up, or you have fallen victim to a sinus infection? While both conditions can share similar symptoms, the causes and treatments differ significantly. It is understandable if you find it difficult to differentiate between them. Fortunately, you are reading the right article highlighting the differences for you. At ...

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Does Strep Throat Cause Congestion?

October 23, 2023

Strep throat is a common and uncomfortable esophagus infection caused by group A Streptococcus bacterium. Its hallmark symptoms include a sore throat, fever, and difficulty swallowing. However, individuals experiencing these symptoms may also wonder if congestion is linked to strep throat. This is where most people usually confuse strep with other ailments. This blog will help you understand strep throat and associated symptoms, clarifying the congestion issue's ambiguity. Does Strep Throat Cause Congestion? If ...

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Do People Get Sick When the Seasons Change?

September 18, 2023

As the seasons shift, it's not uncommon for people to sniff, sneeze, or feel under the weather. But is there a genuine connection between changing seasons and an uptick in illnesses? Continue reading to learn why and visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Aberdeen for seasonal care treatment. Reasons Why People Get Sick During Changing Seasons 1.Weather Variability  The transition from one season to another often brings erratic weather patterns. These ...

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Does Urgent Care Provide X-Rays for Children?

September 18, 2023

Urgent care plays a vital role in providing prompt medical attention. It can cover a wide range of non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses. One common concern parents have is whether getting an X-ray of their child in urgent care is possible. Well, this article will solve all your concerns and queries. It will briefly explain why a child might need an X-ray and what to expect from urgent care in such procedures. Read this article to ...

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