Can I Spread My Illness to My Child?

March 29, 2024

One of the top things on any parent’s mind is the safety and health of their children. So, it’s only natural that if you were experiencing illness symptoms, you wouldn’t want to spread your illnesses to your child. It can be worrying to think about the possibility of infecting your child with something that is causing you to feel sick. Adults have much stronger immune systems compared to young children, making children ...

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How to Know if Your Illness Symptoms are Contagious

March 15, 2024

Illness symptoms can cause discomfort that can lead to you scrolling through the internet looking for relief. One of the most frequently asked questions regarding illness symptoms is if the illness’ symptoms are contagious. Being conscious of the possibility of spreading the infection to others is important because illness can affect people in different ways and what may be a mild illness for you may cause someone else to be very sick. That makes it ...

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Why Seeking Medical Care for Illness Symptoms Early Is Vital for a Fast Recovery

February 7, 2024

When you wake up with mild illness symptoms, you may assume that you just have a light cold that will go away within a couple of days. However, many illnesses share the same early symptoms, meaning that your mild illness symptoms can quickly progress and worsen without treatment. Learn about when to seek medical care for illness symptoms, and how early action can impact your recovery time. Visit AFC Urgent Care Aurora Saddle Rock for ...

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Common Skiing Injuries

February 7, 2024

Are you someone who is hoping to soak up the last months of the winter sports season? Winter sports are a great way to get outdoors and stay active, even when it’s cold and snowy outside. Although sports like skiing and snowboarding offer a great opportunity to stay active, there are risks associated with winter sports. Learn about common skiing injuries so that you can stay healthy this ski season. Visit AFC Urgent Care ...

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How To Get Rid of Cold Symptoms

January 31, 2024

Getting sick can throw off your routine. Even mild illness symptoms can have a big impact on your everyday life and productivity. Learning how to identify cold symptoms early and treat them at home can help you get back to your life faster than ignoring your symptoms. Learn about how to identify cold symptoms and tips for treating them. If you’re feeling sick, visit AFC Urgent Care Aurora Saddle Rock for same-day illness diagnosis ...

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Can The Flu Go Away On Its Own?

January 31, 2024

The flu is a viral infection caused by the influenza virus. Flu symptoms can put a wrench in your life, even for healthy adults. Flu symptoms commonly start very mild and are often confused with cold symptoms, making it difficult to identify symptoms and seek early medical treatment. Learn more about how to identify symptoms of the flu and when to seek medical care for flu-like symptoms. Visit AFC Urgent Care Aurora Saddle Rock for ...

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Symptoms of Food Poisoning

December 22, 2023

Food poisoning is a common illness that many suffer from, especially around the holiday season. Although commonly thought to be contagious, food poisoning occurs when you consume contaminated food and is not contagious. Food poisoning can cause a variety of harmful and long lasting symptoms which is why it is important to idetnify the symptoms early to help prevent severe illness from developing. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of food poisoning. Visit AFC ...

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What Is RSV?

December 22, 2023

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a respiratory tract infection that most commonly affects children younger than the age of 2. While RSV most commonly infects young children, RSV can affect anyone of any age. Find out more about what causes RSV, how to identify the early symptoms of RSV, and the treatment options available at urgent care. Visit AFC Urgent Care Aurora Saddle Rock for same-day illness diagnosis & treatment without the need to book an ...

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Signs That You May Have Pneumonia

November 1, 2023

During the winter months, mild symptoms such as coughing, congestion and sneezing are common. But, it is possible that some of these symptoms could point to a severe illness that will require medical intervention, such as pneumonia. Learn about the early symptoms of pneumonia and treatment options available for it at urgent care. Causes & Symptoms of Pneumonia Pneumonia is a serious infection that affects the lungs. It is usually caused by a bacterial infection, however ...

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Do I Need to Use Sunscreen When It's Cold Out?

November 1, 2023

Winter is a peak travel time with many families opting to seek warmer climates during the cold months of winter. With shorter days and limited sun exposure, it seems like the risk of UV ray exposure from the sun would be low during winter. Read about sun exposure and find out whether you can still experience skin damage in the winter. Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen Wearing sunscreen has become common practice in the past 25 ...

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