There’s almost nothing worse than seeing your child scared. If they’re worried about an upcoming trip to the doctor’s office, these preparation tips can help them — and you — have a positive experience.
A stomachache is a fairly common — and often passing — issue. But if it comes on suddenly in the upper-right portion of your abdomen, it could be a gallstone. You should never ignore abdominal pain, and here’s what you need to know about gallstones.
IV therapy is a little like taking a vitamin and drinking a lot of water — except the intravenous treatment works much more effectively and quickly. Here, we look at a few physical ailments this therapy can help.
If you’re concerned that your child might be living with allergies, getting them to a doctor can ease their symptoms and ease your mind. Here’s a guide to help you through your next steps when you suspect your child has allergies.
A swollen pocket of pus, called an abscess, can happen almost anywhere on your body. While some abscesses heal on their own, some require medical attention. Regardless, seeking out treatment can help you get rid of this painful problem more quickly.
A sore throat is a surefire signal that your body is dealing with an issue, but what could it be? Before you assume it’s a cold or COVID-19, you should know that it could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
When you’re feeling under the weather, you can wait out some symptoms at home, but a fever isn’t necessarily one of them. If your fever exceeds a certain temperature, it’s time to seek prompt medical care.
If you’re sexually active and have suspicious symptoms, you might be thinking about seeing a medical professional. Here’s the best path to getting diagnosed and finding the right treatment if you think you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
It’s flu season. Pair that with the common cold and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and symptoms might have you scratching your head. Feeling under the weather? Learn how to find out if it’s the flu, a cold, or COVID here.
B vitamins play a huge role in your body, helping with your immune response, cardiovascular health, energy levels, and more. Learn what these powerful vitamins do and how to be sure you’re getting enough of them here.
Whether you have acute or chronic bronchitis, antibiotics probably aren’t going to be the ticket to better health. Learn more about the different types and causes of bronchitis along with the most effective treatments available today.
An ongoing cough might seem like something you can ignore. But if it lasts for months or comes with certain symptoms, it’s important to see a doctor. Learn more about when it’s a good idea to seek medical care.
Some sore throats last only a few days, but others can stick around until you treat the underlying condition that’s causing them. Learn when you can wait it out and when you should make a doctor’s appointment.
If you don’t want to wait days or weeks to see your primary care physician and don’t want to bear the cost of an emergency room visit, urgent care can help. Learn what our urgent care team can do for you.
Going to the doctor when you feel fine might seem like an unnecessary hassle. But there are some pretty compelling reasons to get a regular physical. Here are a few things that might make you want to book an appointment.
Tummy troubles often come and go for kids. But when they persist, they can be cause for concern. Here are five common digestive issues to watch for in children and steps you can take to help them find relief for their symptoms.
Urinary tract infections — or UTIs — are extremely common. But how do you know if you have one? Here, we list four of the most frequent symptoms of this type of infection so you know when you should come in for treatment.
Is your sore throat something that will go away on its own, or should you seek medical care now? To help you find out when you need to see a doctor for your sore throat, we’ve created this helpful guide.
It can sometimes be tricky to know when pain in your abdomen is something that will resolve on its own or something that requires medical attention right away. Here’s your guide to figuring out when you should see a doctor.
If you feel healthy, you may wonder if it’s necessary to get a physical examination. But a regular physical provides you a wealth of information that helps you and your medical team make good choices for you and your family, both now and later.
An abscess is a swollen bump that shows up beneath your skin’s surface. Abscesses occur when a skin injury or hair follicle becomes infected and a pocket of pus forms. Keep reading to learn how to prevent abscesses from forming in the first place.
Having a strong immune system is critical for maintaining good health and well-being. And with COVID-19 sweeping the globe, a strong immune system is a must. Stay healthy and give your immune system the boost it needs with the Myers’ cocktail.
You have a sore throat, but you’re not sure why. Should you just eat a popsicle and drink some tea or should you head to an urgent care clinic? This question plagues many people. Read on to find out when a sore throat needs medical attention.
If you’re experiencing headaches, coughing, and the chills, you probably have a respiratory infection. They usually resolve on their own, but can be life-threatening. Watch for these top warning signs of a respiratory infection.
If your partner recently tested negative for an STI and you have no symptoms, you probably don’t have one either. Sadly, myths like these are partly why there are 376 million new STI cases each year. Keep reading to learn more STI myths.
Is your constant coughing from a common cold or bronchitis? Knowing the signs of bronchitis can not only keep you healthy, it can also prevent more serious conditions like pneumonia or COPD. Keep reading to learn more about the signs of bronchitis.
Are you wondering if you need an STD test? All sexually active adults should be tested, but determining the right testing schedule can be confusing. Continue reading to learn how often you really need STD testing.
Intravenous (IV) drip therapy can boost your health and wellness. Did you know you can stave off a cold with IV infusion therapy? Learn more about how this treatment works and why it's more effective than any over-the-counter drug.
You meant to get your flu shot, but life is busy and you just haven’t had time. Have you missed the window on this important ritual for your health? No way! Learn why it’s not too late to get a flu shot.