It can be debilitating if you have dermatitis because of the considerable discomfort and pain it causes. Worse, though, it's a sign of an underlying problem that may be further complicated if left unattended or untreated. At least four types of inflammatory skin conditions cause itch, pain, and discomfort. The four main types of dermatitis include Allergic contact dermatitis, Irritant contact dermatitis, Atopic dermatitis, and Stasis dermatitis. Learn how to recognize these four common skin conditions to get relief from the itching and other signs of inflammation caused by the condition.We at University Urgent Care are glad to offer a wide [...]
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Angioedema can be pretty uncomfortable and frightening. It is a medical condition characterized by swelling of the face, hands, feet, and other body parts. This condition can also result in a rash or blisters as well. However, due to this condition's painless and fast-growing nature, it is often mistaken for other skin conditions. Therefore, you must know how to diagnose it properly to get timely medical attention.You may be suffering from angioedema if you have swelling, tenderness, and a feeling of tightness in your face, hands, feet, or genitals. Urgent care is the right place to seek relief for this condition. [...]
Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding STDs (especially STIs) is still pretty severe in today's society. This instinctive reaction causes many people to stay quiet about a potential or actual STD, not getting treatment for fear of offending someone or being judged for living a promiscuous lifestyle. STIs and STDs are terms that are often used interchangeably. However, they are different conditions. STIs are sexually transmitted infections; STDs refer to sexually transmittable diseases and infectious diseases that can transfer through sexual contact but are not caused by a microbe or parasite. Let us discuss some differences between STI and STD so you [...]
A Walk-in clinic is like a paradise for patients with minor ailments looking for quick and easy medical care. Walk-in clinics are so called because the patients can walk in without an appointment and get treated immediately. These clinics are governed by health professionals, doctors, and nurses. These clinics operate on a referral system whereby they can only receive patients with prescriptions or referrals from other doctors.Top 12 Benefits of Walk-In Immunization Clinic for Quick and Easy Medical CareWalking into a walk-in clinic is an additional choice for patients and their families who want fast medical service. If you are looking [...]
You feel a little warm, sweaty, and in full-on sweats with chills. Yep, you have a fever! But wait - does that mean you need to rush to the hospital? What is considered a fever anyway? How do I know how high mine should be? First, if you have any fever symptoms, you should see your doctor. It's better to be checked out than to rush off to the emergency room after not having a doctor's checkup because you're worried about getting swabbed or pricked with a needle. In this article, however, we'll review everything you need to know about fevers.What [...]
When it comes to sports and physical activity, concussions are a common concern. They can occur when you hit your head on an unexpected impact, whether from a fall or a bump, during activities like soccer, tennis, and basketball. You may want to know if you have a concussion because the aftermath can be less severe. You may have a concussion if you have any of these symptoms: dizziness, memory loss, disorientation, sensitivity to light and sound, or confusion that doesn't go away while resting. It can be challenging to tell if you've suffered a concussion without going to an emergency [...]
Treating yourself to lice can be a scary experience. Should you go to urgent care for lice or try to treat the infestation at home? So you came here with your child, and they found lice. Don't worry, and it happens to the best of us! Many people think that only poor people with lousy hygiene have lice, and they're embarrassed. But the truth is anyone can get lice if they don't practice impeccable hygiene. That's right! We said anyone. It could be your cousin, doctor, lawyer, dentist, or accountant.This article provides an overview of what to expect when you go [...]
Have you ever wondered why your baby has pink eyes? Is pink eye something you should be worried about? Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. Pink eye is common in babies and toddlers but can happen to anyone. It's the number one reason babies go to their pediatrician. It usually clears up on its own within 7-10 days. But what is pink eye? What Is Pink Eye? Pink eye is the medical term for conjunctivitis. It's a common infection that causes the conjunctiva — the thin, transparent membrane that lines the eyelid and covers [...]
If you're like most people, you've never heard of mono until one of your friends or family members contracts it. Mono, or infectious mononucleosis, is a disease that is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and is most commonly seen in teenagers and young adults. In this blog post, we will answer the question "what is mono?" and provide information on symptoms, treatment and when to visit urgent care. We'll also discuss why this disease is so prevalent among young people and advise parents on what to do if their teen contracts mono. Finally, we'll tell you about the benefits of using [...]
In this blog post, we will be discussing how to identify and treat common burns. Burns can be a very painful injury and, if not treated correctly, can lead to further complications. It is important to know how to identify a burn and the appropriate steps to take in order to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient. Keep reading for more information on how to treat a burn!What are the signs of burns?There are three main types of burns: first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree. First-degree burns are the least serious and only affect the outer layer of skin (epidermis). Second-degree [...]