Walk in medical clinics are a common place to go for stitches after receiving a nasty cut, but you may have questions about how to care for your stitches after the fact. You should always first ask the doctors caring for your injury for instructions on healing properly. However, here are some common questions about living with stitches while they're healing.

Body aches, runny nose, chills, fever -- nothing ruins the most wonderful time of the year quite like the flu. When these symptoms sneak up on you, you could be in bed for a week or more. But you are not alone in you congested haze; according to the CDC, there have been about 9.2 million and 35.6 million cases of the flu every year in the U.S. since 2010.

You may have realized from our last post that the coughing and sneezing that wakes you up at night may be indoor allergies. While you can still seek urgent care services for a quick diagnosis and treatment advice, there are also techniques that you can use to manage these symptoms on your own. By controlling these symptoms, your home can once again be a healthy place for you.

During a long, cold Winter, the inside of your home should be a safe haven. But for many people, entering your home only triggers sneezing, coughing, and other allergy symptoms. While we are more used to hearing about allergens in the springtime, indoor allergies are a problem for many people as well.

Up to 69% of Americans say that lower back pain affects their day-to-day lives, and many experience worsening symptoms due to the drop in temperature. And with all of the leaves to rake and snow to shovel, your chances of developing back strain and pain will increase. But before you hunker down on the couch and decide to hibernate to avoid injury, there are a few things you should know.

Seniors often have special health care needs, seeking medical care more frequently than younger generations. Fortunately, this type of care is highly accessible. Our urgent care facility is here to provide the best possible care for our senior patients, as your health is our priority. The following are some of the most common reasons that older adults seek emergency care.

Fall and Winter mean more stuffy noses, but how do you know when a sniffle is something more serious? Many cases of the common cold and flu can develop into sinusitis, or the inflammation of the sinus tissue. Better known as a sinus infection, this common winter condition happens when the sinuses become blocked, fill with fluid, and bacteria grows out of control.

As October turns to November, our minds turn from pumpkins and costumes to chilly days -- and of course -- Thanksgiving. This cherished American tradition is all about gathering with loved ones and sharing gratitude. Unfortunately, this day of eating is primetime for some common holiday injuries, mishaps, and turkey troubles.

The days are getting chilly and the holidays are right around the corner. While this time of year is full of joyful gatherings and beautiful decorations, it's also full of germs. That's right, we are in the thick of flu season. If you have not already stopped by a medical clinic for your flu vaccination, there are plenty of reasons to do so.

Halloween is just around the corner, and this means costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating. While this night is a blast for children of all ages, it can also put them at risk for injury. Running around in costumes at night can be hazardous if not done safely. Fortunately, you can prepare your family for a night full of healthy fun.

When you are injured during a sport or exercise session, it can be easy to tell yourself you can "walk it off." But often, these common injuries can be serious, requiring medical care. This is why it's essential to know when a sore ankle or bump to the head might be something more. 

It's difficult to get through the changing of the seasons without at least getting the sniffles and a scratchy throat. Maybe it seems like everyone around you is sick or you are just trying to protect yourself from these common illnesses, but it's certainly important to be aware of some of the most common respiratory illnesses that doctors treat at medical clinics.

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