Common Respiratory Illnesses To Look Out For This Winter

December 1, 2023

Not only is winter peak cold and flu season, but it also brings a variety of illnesses that affect your respiratory system to the spotlight. It is important to know what to look out for both in terms of illnesses that you could catch and symptoms that you may be experiencing so that you can understand when to seek medical care for illness treatment. Visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale for illness diagnosis and treatment without ...

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Why Do My Fingertips Turn Purple When It’s Cold?

December 1, 2023

If you have ever been somewhere cold and looked at your fingernails, you may have seen your fingers turning a slight purple tint. Although in most cases, seeing your limbs turn purple would be alarming, this is actually a very common and relatively harmless condition. Learn more about why your fingertips turn purple when you’re cold. Visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus for same-day illness diagnosis & treatment without an appointment. What Causes Your Fingertips to ...

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Tips for Staying Healthy During the Winter Sports Season

November 28, 2023

As winter approaches, sports seasons switch from warm-weather sports like soccer to indoor sports like basketball and volleyball. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete or trying something new for the first time, participating in sports during this time of year can be incredibly rewarding. However, it's crucial to prioritize safety to avoid common injuries that can sideline you. Common Sports Injuries in Winter Injuries are possible regardless of the sporting season. However, different sports ...

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Are My Symptoms From a Cold or Seasonal Allergies?

November 28, 2023

As winter approaches, cases of sniffles, sore throats, and sneezes also arrive. Now the question arises: Is it a cold or allergies? While colds and allergies share some common symptoms, they still have distinct causes and treatments. They also typically appear around different times of the year. Read this article to understand the difference between cold and allergy symptoms. Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Allergy Symptoms Although they can share many similar symptoms, colds ...

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Does Strep Cause a Lingering Sore Throat?

October 4, 2023

During the fall, there are a wide range of illnesses circulating that you may encounter. Anything from the common cold to the stomach bug and even the flu are all very contagious illnesses that are commonly seen this time of year. The cooler fall weather and back-to-school season both cause illnesses to spread like wildfire. Sometimes, due to the increase in illnesses during this time of year, it can be difficult to determine what you ...

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Does a Sprained Ankle Need Medical Attention?

October 3, 2023

With fall sports among us, there’s a variety of injuries which could arrive as a result of sporting accidents. With wet conditions often arising during the fall, slipping and falling becomes more common. Due to this, fall sports are a major contributor to the increase in sprains and strains that we see in urgent care every fall. Learn about sprains, how to treat them and when they need medical attention. For same-day acute injury ...

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What Are The Most Common Fall Illnesses?

September 19, 2023

As the calendar transitions into September, it brings a unique set of health considerations and common illnesses to be mindful of. Awareness and preparation is the first step in maintaining well-being during the fall, whether it's allergies, respiratory infections, or other seasonal concerns. We will shed light on the proactive measures and precautions one can take to stay healthy during this time of the year.  For same-day seasonal illness treatment, visit the walk-in clinic ...

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Tips To Alleviate Symptoms During the Fall Allergy Season

September 19, 2023

According to research and expert reports, the 2023 fall season will have fewer allergies than the previous years. This is good news, as individuals will not experience allergy-induced diseases like the flu, unlike in previous years. However, many people will still experience fall allergy symptoms that may require medical care. In this article, you shall learn more about seasonal allergies. For same-day allergy relief, visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Paramus. Our medical ...

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5 Common Illnesses To Watch Out For As Summer Ends

August 16, 2023

It's vital to be cautious about the typical illnesses that emerge when the summer concludes. The circulating patterns of diseases alter in hue with the changing leaves. We'll look at the factors that contribute to the increase in illnesses at this time of transition, as well as five common fall illnesses, their symptoms, and preventative measures you may take to keep well. For same-day general illness diagnosis and treatment, visit AFC Urgent Care ...

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Urgent Care vs. ER: Where To Go For Different Health Conditions

August 16, 2023

When a medical emergency strikes, deciding whether to visit an urgent care facility or go to the emergency room (ER) can be brutal. Making the best decision and getting care quickly depend on your ability to differentiate between these two healthcare options. ERs and urgent care facilities have unique functions in treating various medical ailments. If you need same-day urgent care, visit the walk-in clinic at AFC Urgent Care Paramus today! Open seven days a ...

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