Do You Have Winter Allergies?

November 11, 2022

When most people think of allergies, they may be thinking of the springtime. But in fact, seasonal allergies can affect people year round– even in the winter months. Though less common, winter allergies can happen and their symptoms can cause a lingering discomfort.  The symptoms of these allergies can begin in November and last throughout the winter. When we spend more time staying indoors with the heat turned up, our exposure to dust and other ...

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The Earliest Symptom of Mono

November 9, 2022

Mononucleosis, often called “mono,” is a viral infection that can cause flu-like symptoms. The infection is sometimes called the “kissing disease” because it is highly contagious and lives within an infected person’s spit. One of the earliest symptoms of mono is an intense feeling of fatigue, or tiredness. Mono can affect anyone but is most commonly diagnosed in adolescents and people in their early 20s. So, how exactly do you know if you have ...

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Do You Have Winter Allergies?

November 9, 2022

When most people think of allergies, they may be thinking of the springtime. But in fact, seasonal allergies can affect people year round– even in the winter months. Though less common, winter allergies can happen and their symptoms can cause a lingering discomfort.  The symptoms of these allergies can begin in November and last throughout the winter. When we spend more time staying indoors with the heat turned up, our exposure to dust and other ...

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The Earliest Symptom of Mono

November 9, 2022

Mononucleosis, often called “mono,”  is a viral infection that can cause flu-like symptoms. The infection is sometimes called the “kissing disease” because it is highly contagious and lives within an infected person’s spit. One of the earliest symptoms of mono is an intense feeling of fatigue, or tiredness. Mono can affect anyone, but is most commonly diagnosed in adolescents and people in their early 20s. So, how exactly do you know if you have ...

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Can Urgent Care Treat My Burn?

October 6, 2022

Some of us may have experienced injuries in the kitchen. Whether you’ve accidentally touched a hot pan or you were splashed with boiling pasta water, burns can happen. The most common cause of burn is direct contact with a fire or flame. Other burns can also occur from exposure to heat sources like boiling water, hot grease, and even the sun. Whatever caused your burn, it’s important that you seek proper treatment. Burns ...

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How to Prevent Flu

October 6, 2022

This October, some of us may be preparing for new jobs, football games, Halloween parties, and of course, flu season. Cases of flu usually become rampant in October, and typically peak between December and February. The team at AFC Urgent Care Burlington highly recommended families to get the flu vaccine as early as possible. It can take up to two weeks after vaccination for the protective antibodies to develop, so visiting the walk-in clinic at ...

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Mental Health Awareness | AFC Urgent Care Burlington

September 14, 2022

Mental Health Awareness September marks the start of Mental Health Awareness month, a time we can all take to mellow out and focus on strengthening our mental health. Mental health majorly affects our overall health and well-being. Depression, anxiety, and panic attacks are common mental health issues that affect millions of Americans each year. Many people think these mental health symptoms can only be treated by psychiatrists and therapists, but urgent care can provide effective ...

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Fall Allergies: Causes and Treatment | AFC Urgent Care Burlington

September 14, 2022

Fall Allergies: Causes and Treatment When it comes to seasonal allergies, you may be thinking of pollen exposure in the spring months. However, seasonal allergy symptoms are not limited to springtime alone, and can affect people when the leaves begin to change– as early as September. As the fall season begins creeping in, some of us may start experiencing fall allergies. Learning about the various triggers for these autumn allergies and planning a visit to ...

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What vaccines are important for adults?

September 6, 2022

Adults everywhere have a lot of responsibility. We work, take care of our families, and try to find time for ourselves. It can be hard to make time for doctor's appointments, but it's important to stay up-to-date on your vaccines. Some vaccines are more important for adults than others. The medical providers at AFC Burlington are all board-certified. We understand the best vaccines for different patients, depending on their age, current health, or ...

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How long do you isolate for monkeypox?

September 6, 2022

Did you know that monkeypox is a serious disease that can be deadly? It is caused by a virus and can affect people and animals. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, and swollen lymph nodes. AFC Urgent Care Burlington is here to provide our community with the health resources they need. As new diseases and conditions come up, we need to work together to keep everyone around us safe. To learn more about monkeypox, call ...

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