What is the Best Treatment for a Bad Sunburn?

June 22, 2022

Sunburns happen to millions of people each year. As people visit tropical locations for vacations, they increase their chance of getting sunburnt. Sunburns are caused by too much exposure to UV rays. They can happen from the sun itself or artificial sun such as tanning beds. It’s possible to get sunburnt when it’s cloudy, it does not need to be sunny. AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides sunburn treatment to all patients in need ...

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What are Some Summer Safety Tips?

June 22, 2022

Most people have many different events throughout the summer, such as summer camps, picnics, or just general outdoor fun. It’s important to be aware of any potential problems that might happen and prevent them from the start. Safety is crucial to having a fun and risk-free summer! AFC Urgent Care Paramus is here to help all residents of our community stay safe. We understand that accidents happen, which is why we are available seven ...

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What are Tick Borne Illnesses?

May 25, 2022

Ticks are tiny arthropods that one will typically find in plant life, shrubbery, trees, and grass. When humans suffer from tick bites, they’re at risk of developing bacteria that can transmit into their bloodstreams. Eventually, this bacteria can give rise to tick-borne illnesses in infected people. AFC Urgent Care Paramus is able to remove ticks from your skin and diagnose you with any tick-borne illnesses. If you have been bit by a tick, visit ...

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Can My Child Go to School with Pink Eye?

May 25, 2022

Pink eye is a common eye condition that occurs in more than three million people in the U.S alone every year. Although highly contagious, this condition is treatable and does not have a lasting impact on an eye. The only inconvenience is that pink eye generally takes two weeks or more to heal, and being extremely contagious, it may pass through the family. It is particularly upsetting when children develop this condition, especially when ...

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Vaccines for Kids Under 5

April 28, 2022

Vaccinating your child is one of the surest and purest ways to show that you have your child’s wellbeing in mind. Vaccines are necessary to help your young one combat diseases and prevent some serious health issues. There are different vaccines for different age groups which have different effects. Today, we will be focusing on vaccines for children under the age of five. Each parent needs to make vaccinations compulsory to strengthen their kid ...

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Things You Didn’t Know About Your Period

April 28, 2022

Every woman knows what it feels like when it is "that time of the month." You are cranky, sore, swollen, your hormones are all over the place, and worst of all, you are bleeding from your most sacred place. It is a challenging period that every woman must go through for a few days every month, but do you really know everything about your period? Aside from the discomfort, the raging hormones, and weird cravings ...

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What’s the Difference Between a Fracture and a Broken Bone?

April 6, 2022

Broken bones happen all the time, and sometimes people even suffer fractures. The terms “fracture” and “broken” are both scary when it comes to bones. While one isn’t necessarily worse than the other, they can both be painful, dangerous, and a cause to worry. What is the difference between a broken bone and a fractured bone? AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides injury treatment for all types of broken bones. With our digital x-ray, we ...

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Surprising Benefits of Getting More Sleep

April 6, 2022

Sleep is important. It sets the stage for the mind and body on the following day. Without adequate sleep, you are not adequately equipped to manage anything that occurs or is planned for the next day. Rest keeps you energized, but sleep plays a more significant role in daily life. AFC Urgent Care Paramus is here to provide you with any health tips and resources you might need. We want you to maintain a healthy ...

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Symptoms of Strep Throat

February 23, 2022

Strep Throat is an infection that causes sore and scratchy throat. It is caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes, which usually lives in an infected person's nose and throat. Strep throat is easily spread between people, and it can leave you in a lot of pain. Don't suffer in silence, visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus. Our providers and medical team can diagnose your symptoms and give you the proper treatment to feel your ...

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Preparing for Allergy Season

February 23, 2022

An allergy is a damaging response from the body to a substance or situation—a reaction by the body against a particular food, drink, season, etc. Allergies vary in types, and their causes differentiate them. Some of the common allergies are; Food allergy, drug allergy, pollen allergy, Latex allergy, mold allergy, pet allergy, insect allergy. AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides seasonal allergy treatment for all patients in need throughout allergy season. Whether it's the ...

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