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When to Go to an Urgent Care Clinic Instead of the ER

In a medical situation, most people’s first reaction is to rush to the nearest hospital. But often, this isn’t the right decision regarding healthcare. Thankfully, other options – such as urgent care clinics – provide excellent treatment while saving time and money. An urgent care provider is a medical center that provides immediate, short-term care […]

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Is Gonorrhea Curable and What Is Gonorrhea Treatment?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain a prevalent and concerning health issue in the United States, affecting millions of individuals each year. Among these infections, gonorrhea is a common and treatable bacterial STI. However, understanding gonorrhea treatment and its curability is of paramount importance for individuals who may be at risk. American Family Care (AFC) is

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The Difference: Telemedicine and Telehealth Urgent Care

Telehealth urgent care and telemedicine are terms that are often used interchangeably but actually have some distinct differences. Telehealth is an umbrella term that refers to the use of technology in a variety of healthcare services, while telemedicine is a specific type of telehealth service that involves remote clinical services between a doctor and a

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Is Urgent Care More Expensive Than Primary Care?

When finding medical care, understanding the costs is crucial to deciding where to go. Is urgent care more expensive than primary care? We break down the cost differences between the two. Urgent Care vs. Primary Cost   Several factors, such as location, insurance coverage, and specific services, affect cost structures at urgent care centers and

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Getting Strep Without Tonsils? We Have Answers for You

Is getting strep without tonsils possible? The short answer is yes. Strep throat is caused by a particular strain of bacteria, group A Streptococcus. These bacteria can live in the nose and mouth.  The bacteria are spread through an infected person’s saliva or mucus and contact with contaminated surfaces and objects. A person without tonsils

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Here Are the Facts: Can Bronchitis Turn Into Pneumonia?

Can bronchitis turn into pneumonia? In some cases, this happens when the inflammation of the bronchial tubes persists for some time and is not treated properly, leading to a bacterial or viral infection that can cause pneumonia. When bronchitis becomes severe, the tiny hair-like structures (cilia) that line the bronchi can become damaged, making it

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