Are STDs Permanent?

Are STDs Permanent?

STDs are certainly uncomfortable to talk about, but the fact of the matter is that more people suffer from these diseases than you might realize. In fact, the CDC estimates that one in five people have an STD. Because STDs are seldom talked about, many are left...
What to Know About Skin Boils

What to Know About Skin Boils

Boils are extremely uncomfortable to experience, but they’re actually more common than you might think. They may occur in hair follicles anywhere on the body but typically pop up in areas where hair and sweat coexist, such as the armpits. Read on as our team at AFC...
What Does It Mean to Pull a Muscle?

What Does It Mean to Pull a Muscle?

If you’ve stood up too quickly or bent the wrong way and you’ve felt a sharp pain go up your back or down your leg, you’ve likely pulled a muscle before. We’ve probably all heard the term “pull a muscle” before, but do you actually know what it means? Our AFC Urgent...
What Should I Do If I Get Bitten by a Dog?

What Should I Do If I Get Bitten by a Dog?

Even if your dog is friendly and you’re both playing nicely together, bites can happen. Sometimes, they’re nothing to worry about, and sometimes they are. So, is there a certain protocol you’re supposed to follow if you get bitten by your dog or somebody else’s dog?...
Are AFC’s Rapid Tests Accurate?

Are AFC’s Rapid Tests Accurate?

They are! If you believe you may have the COVID-19 virus or another type of contagious illness, our AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga team offers rapid flu, strep and COVID-19 tests that provide accurate results within minutes! We provide some further helpful information...