What are the Symptoms of Pink Eye? Can Urgent Care Help?
Conjunctivitis, more commonly known as “Pink Eye,” can be highly contagious. Fortunately, it can also be easily treatable. It’s important to learn more about this common eye problem. That’s why the UrgentMED network decided to share this guide. What is Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye? Bacterial or viral infections cause conjunctivitis
What are the Warning Signs of Pneumonia?
A cough. Fever. Chills. When you think about it, those symptoms would fit the bill for a number of illnesses. But one of the more serious illnesses that produce these symptoms, and more is pneumonia. Pneumonia is a common lung infection that can be mild, but also life-threatening. Obviously, the
When Does An Ear Infection Require Medical Treatment?
An ear infection is caused by a bacterial or viral infection of the fluid within the eustachian tubes of the ear. There are many different factors that can lead to an ear infection. It can affect the outer, inner, or middle ear. Typically, ear infection symptoms can manifest very quickly.
Five Things to Know About Cervical Cancer
This is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to discuss cervical cancer. All women are at risk for cervical cancer. It used to be one of the most common causes of cancer deaths in American women, but thankfully, more women are being screened for the disease, which has helped
Should You Visit UrgentMED for Strep Throat?
We’ve all experienced a sore, scratchy throat, which is often a sign of something worse to come – a cold, the flu, or other viruses. Allergies can also cause a sore throat. But it can also be a sign of strep throat, a highly contagious and potentially dangerous, painful bacterial
Three Flu Shot Misconceptions and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Getting One
We’re just a few weeks away from the biggest travel and socializing holiday season of the year. And you know what that means – we’ll come in close contact with lots of people, many of whom have bad colds or even worse – the flu. It’s not too late to