Can Flu Symptoms Come and Go?

January 27, 2023

As people across the nation continue to grapple with the ongoing cold and flu symptoms, many questions arise about the symptoms associated with each illness. One question you may be wondering in particular is whether or not flu symptoms can come and go. The fluctuation of symptoms is normal, and each person’s recovery process varies. Visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock for same-day general illness diagnosis and treatment. Our team ...

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Why Is My Nose Always Stuffy?

January 27, 2023

Have you been suffering from a constant stuffy nose? You’re not alone. Nasal congestion, particularly stuffiness, is a very common symptom of many different illnesses, conditions and infections. Whether you’re dealing with a sinus infection, seasonal allergies, or a simple common cold, stuffy nose can cause uncomfortable days and sought after symptom relief. For same-day diagnosis and treatment of your stuffy nose, visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock today ...

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What Are Cold Sweats?

December 21, 2022

Have you ever experienced an unexpected sweat that sends a chill down your spine? Cold sweats are a common symptom of certain illnesses, but they can also be caused by feelings of stress or anxiety. It’s important to understand the root cause of your cold sweats, in order to seek the appropriate care if necessary. This blog will explore some of the triggers of cold sweats and explain when to seek the appropriate medical ...

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Common Winter Injuries & How to Prevent Them

December 21, 2022

Winter is a time for outdoor sports, snow, and cold temperatures. But with all that comes the risk of winter injuries. From falls to frostbite, it’s important to know the most common winter injuries and how to avoid them. However, as much as we may try to prevent them, injuries happen. And when they do, AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock has you covered. Our team of medical providers can treat a number of acute ...

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Can You Get Mono Twice?

November 15, 2022

Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is a common and contagious illness that affects many adolescents and young adults. The condition can cause a variety of irritating symptoms that can leave you feeling unwell for weeks at a time. In most cases, once you’ve been infected with mono you will never be infected again. However, some people undergo a rare re-infection that may need to be monitored and treated professionally. If you’re suffering from mono symptoms ...

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Allergies vs. Sinusitis: The Difference Explained

November 15, 2022

Seasonal allergies and sinusitis (sinus infections) are both common conditions of the sinuses that can cause uncomfortable symptoms. It can be difficult to self-diagnose these conditions, as the symptoms overlap and generally impact your daily routine and wellbeing. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms of these conditions and how they’re caused, to better understand the path to treatment. There are various treatments for both conditions that can help you find symptom ...

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What Happens During a DOT Physical?

October 23, 2022

A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical is a medical exam that is required by law for those that drive commercial vehicles. Commercial drivers’ jobs can impact both their own safety and the safety of the public. The physical exam ensures that drivers are healthy and fit enough to continue driving safely. If you’re new to commercial driving and need a DOT physical, or if you simply need a renewal of your card, visit the ...

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How to Prevent Sports Injuries

October 23, 2022

For many children and adults across the country, fall signals a time for playing and watching sports. However, with the increased amount of time on the court or field, there is a greater risk for injuries. This fall and winter, learn about what you can do to best prevent incurring sports-related injuries. Plan a visit to AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock in the event of any acute injury that you or a family member experiences ...

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

September 15, 2022

As we slowly begin to see a decrease in COVID-19 illness in our communities, the desire to travel has started to increase. Planning trips can be stressful– packing suitcases, renewing passports, and scheduling itineraries. It can be easy for us to forget to prioritize our health during these times, but it’s more important than ever to practice healthy routines. Staying healthy before and during a trip is essential in guaranteeing everything goes to plan ...

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Keep Kids Safe and Healthy this 2022-23 School Year

September 15, 2022

As the new school year begins, it’s important to share some guidance around illness prevention with your family. In order to keep our schools and communities healthy and safe, the well-being of your kids should be a top priority. AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock provides the most comfortable and high-quality urgent care for your child. Together, we can make sure the 2022-23 school year gets off to a healthy start. Walk-in to AFC Urgent ...

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