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How Severe is my Burn?

Depending on the cause of your burn can impact the severity of it. There are many different causes of burns, and it’s important to be aware of your surroundings. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and burns can be unavoidable. Knowing what type of burn can be treated at AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst, however, can save you time, …

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Hydration Tips for the Summer

Staying hydrated all summer will not only make your skin glow, but it will make you feel your best. Hydration is extremely important to your health all year, but it is crucial throughout the hot summer months. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst wants you to be safe and healthy this summer. Learn more about our hydration …

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Symptoms of Swimmers Ear

Swimmers ear happens when the outer canal of your ear becomes infected and inflamed. It isn’t contagious, but it is common in children and those who spend a lot of time in the water during the summer. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst can help treat Swimmers ear when the infection first begins. It’s important not to leave it …

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What is included in Immigration Physicals?

Migration is now a global phenomenon, and it is seen as a social determinant of health. It influences not only the physical vulnerability of individuals but also their mental and social well-being. The high rates of morbidity and mortality among migrants have resulted in the creation of stringent immigration medical exams.  The examination is a …

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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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