Flu Symptoms in Babies and Children

January 6, 2022

Flu (influenza) is a viral infection that is very infectious and affects the airways of the lungs. It is one of the most common and severe viral diseases during the winter season and results in body aches, high fever, cough, and other symptoms. In most children, the flu only lasts for less than a week. However, it can be more serious in some children and may need to be hospitalized. The flu may also become ...

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What is Norovirus?

January 6, 2022

Norovirus, also known as “vomiting bug,” is a stomach bug that occurs during winter and causes severe diarrhea, stomach pain, and vomiting. The virus is highly infectious and can be very unpleasant; however, it usually leaves in about two days. It spreads commonly through water or food that is contaminated through contaminated surfaces or during preparation. Also, you can get contracted through close contact with an infected individual. AFC Urgent Care Paramus can help treat ...

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Top Health Concerns for Men

December 15, 2021

It’s often said that men don’t take their health seriously. Their health is not a top priority for many, and they put off going to the doctor for what seems like the “small” stuff. A Cleveland Clinic survey confirms that physician-dodging is common among men who would instead do household chores than see a doctor. The result is often men developing health conditions that are common but preventable if they were proactive about ...

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Migraine Symptoms & Treatment

December 15, 2021

Those who experience migraines know they can cause severe pain that can interfere with your daily life. Migraines can cause serious throbbing pain on one side of the head and last anywhere between a few hours to a few days. At AFC Urgent Care Paramus, we want you to feel your best no matter what. That is why our team of medical professionals is dedicated to helping you receive the resources and treatment you need ...

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Infections Treated at AFC Urgent Care

December 15, 2021

Depending on the time of year or the health concern, different infections can impact other parts of the body. AFC Urgent Care Paramus can treat many different medical conditions that are not life-threatening. It’s essential to get all infections, or persistent medical conditions looked at. Leaving certain conditions untreated can lead to further health complications down the road.  Learn more about the infections and injuries we treat, as well as additional patient services, and ...

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Swimmer’s Ear vs. Middle Ear Infection

December 15, 2021

Swimmer’s ear happens when the outer ear canal becomes infected through water by swimming in pools or lakes. It’s more common in children due to their smaller ear canals and how often they spend time in the water in the summer. Middle ear infections happen behind the eardrum and are commonly caused by viral infections. Visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus if you or your child is suffering from an ear infection. Our providers ...

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Does AFC Paramus Provide School Physicals?

December 15, 2021

School physicals are an important part of every child’s preventative care. They ensure your child is developing properly and that there are no serious medical conditions to be concerned with. If your child has never had a school physical before, there are certain things you should know before going that we will talk about here. AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides school physicals for all children who need them. Visit our center today to receive ...

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Health Benefits of Yoga

December 15, 2021

Health experts and doctors recommend getting at least 30 minutes a day of exercise. If you’re not a fan of running or lifting weights, you might be at a loss for what type of workout to try. As it turns out, yoga is a perfect exercise to do daily; it’s not just dull stretches. Instead, there are lots of physical advantages of doing yoga regularly. If you want to know more, keep reading ...

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What is Healthy Aging?

December 15, 2021

Getting older is tough. New aches and pains and new physical limitations might keep you from doing things you love. However, it is possible to age healthily so that you can continue to live your life. Keep reading for everything you need to know about healthy aging. AFC Paramus is here to help treat any general illness you may have and provide resources for preventing further disease in the future. Visit our center for treatment ...

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Is Strep Throat a Sign of COVID?

December 15, 2021

When you woke up this morning and felt an ache in your throat, did you immediately wonder if you had contracted Covid-19? Given the common symptoms of the pandemic illness, the guess would not be unreasonable. Despite the presence of a sore throat, there are some other illnesses that you may have that are not Covid. A cold, respiratory infection, strep throat, and other sicknesses cause a sore throat. When it comes to strep and ...

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