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Symptoms of Gastroenteritis

No matter if the gastroenteritis is viral or bacteria, the symptoms are very similar. The major difference is how long they last. Bacterial is more likely to last a few more days, and symptoms may be more severe. Gastroenteritis only lasts a few days, but if your symptoms last longer than 5, be sure to …

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Can Stress Affect Your Kidneys?

Stress is a common occurrence in everyday life. It can be a positive motivator at times and help you take on daily challenges. However, times get tough, relationships get rocky, and your work environment may seem unbearable sometimes. The feeling of stress often ensues, and this is not good for your mind or body. Have …

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Do I Have Strep Throat or Mono?

A scratchy throat, discomfort or pain in the back of the throat, and similar feelings are so common we almost consider them as natural as breathing. The leading causes behind it are the common cold and relative drainage, allergies, or the dry winter air. But how can you differentiate whether you have strep throat or …

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What are Common Lung Infections?

Lung infections cause caused problems in different areas of the body, not just the airway. For example, pulmonary embolisms can affect the blood vessels that get pumped into your lungs by your heart. For the sake of this article, we will focus on common lung infections that affect the airways and air sacs. If you …

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How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health

Cold weather can impact your body and health in more ways than just illness. In areas that experience cold winters, it is possible to be affected by more than just flu season. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst is able to diagnose and treat many illnesses, including hypothermia, mild frostbite, or infections. Health Concerns from Cold Weather Cold …

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What Causes Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is a slow-moving disease that is typically caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Getting the HPV vaccine when you are a teenager can prevent the illness from developing into cancer as an adult. HPV is also prevented by practicing safe sex. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst provides confidential STD tests and screenings for cervical cancer. Causes …

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How to Treat Pneumonia at Home

Pneumonia can be a severe illness to certain groups of people. For most relatively healthy adults, it can have you feeling fatigued and very sick for a few days. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst can diagnose and recommend the best treatment options for you if you think you have pneumonia. Learn about the general illnesses and …

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Is COVID Just Like the Flu?

Telling the difference between COVID-19 and the flu can be tricky since they share many of the same symptoms. As we enter flu season, it’s even more important to know whether you have the seasonal flu or the more serious coronavirus. Keep reading for more information about COVID and the flu. What’s the Difference Between …

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