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Eczema vs Ringworm: Symptoms, Treatments, and When to Seek Care

2022-01-14T21:05:03+00:00

Eczema vs Ringworm Eczema and Ringworm are both skin conditions. But they are not the same thing. Eczema is a common condition that causes dry, scaly patches on the skin, while ringworm is a fungal infection that causes itchy red patches with hair loss in between them. There are some similarities though: both can be very uncomfortable and contagious to others! In this post, we will discuss how you can tell the difference between eczema and ringworm, what treatments work best for each condition, so let's get started!How can you tell the difference between ringworm and eczema?Ringworm is usually distinguished [...]

Eczema vs Ringworm: Symptoms, Treatments, and When to Seek Care2022-01-14T21:05:03+00:00

Protect Your kids From Hand Foot and Mouth Disease: Identify, Treat, & Prevent

2022-01-12T19:10:20+00:00

Hand foot and mouth disease Hand Foot and Mouth Disease is an illness that primarily affects children under 10 years old and is even more common in those under 5. The virus that causes this disease belongs to the Enterovirus family, which also includes polio, Coxsackie A8, and echovirus. This particular virus is a common cause of upper respiratory tract infections in young kids. It's important for parents to know how to identify hand foot and mouth disease if their child shows any symptoms and understand when the proper time to seek treatment. In this article, we will help [...]

Protect Your kids From Hand Foot and Mouth Disease: Identify, Treat, & Prevent2022-01-12T19:10:20+00:00

What Causes Night Sweats and When You Should Seek Help

2021-12-20T22:02:32+00:00

What Causes Night Sweats and When You Should Seek Help Night sweats are an unpleasant experience. Night sweats are what happens when you wake up drenched in sweat, even though the room is cool and your bedsheet is dry. This can be a sign of many different medical conditions, but it's important to understand what causes night sweats first before looking into a possible diagnosis. The following article will help shed light on what causes night sweats and what risk factors may cause this condition to develop." When should I be worried about night sweats? There are many different [...]

What Causes Night Sweats and When You Should Seek Help2021-12-20T22:02:32+00:00

What Is Poison Ivy? Everything You Need To Know

2021-12-16T17:38:50+00:00

What Is Cellulitis? Everything You Need To Know What is cellulitis? Quite simply it is a deep skin infection that annually affects more than 14.5 million people in the United States. Cellulitis is a potentially dangerous bacterial infection that affects the deeper layers of the skin, including the dermis, or second layer of skin, and the subcutaneous tissue, or fat and connective tissue that forms the bottom layer of skin. (The top layer of skin is called the epidermis.) Cellulitis can develop anywhere on the body, but in adults, it most commonly affects the skin of the lower legs. In [...]

What Is Poison Ivy? Everything You Need To Know2021-12-16T17:38:50+00:00

What Is Cellulitis? Everything You Need To Know

2021-12-16T17:47:25+00:00

What Is Cellulitis? Everything You Need To Know What is cellulitis? Quite simply it is a deep skin infection that annually affects more than 14.5 million people in the United States. Cellulitis is a potentially dangerous bacterial infection that affects the deeper layers of the skin, including the dermis, or second layer of skin, and the subcutaneous tissue, or fat and connective tissue that forms the bottom layer of skin. (The top layer of skin is called the epidermis.) Cellulitis can develop anywhere on the body, but in adults, it most commonly affects the skin of the lower legs. In [...]

What Is Cellulitis? Everything You Need To Know2021-12-16T17:47:25+00:00

What Can I Do if I Have a Sports Injury?

2021-10-15T15:53:29+00:00

What to do when a sports injury occurs Staying physically active is vital to maintaining your health and well-being. With any vigorous exercise, there is always the risk of injury involved, and a sports injury can keep you sidelined. Whether it’s a concussion, dislocation, broken bone, or a sprain, sports-related injuries are the most common types of injuries we treat. Our ER doctors and nurse practitioners are highly skilled to diagnose and treat all manner of sports injuries. If you feel like you or your child are suffering from a sports-related injury, and you live in Frisco Heights, Tanglewood, Paschal, [...]

What Can I Do if I Have a Sports Injury?2021-10-15T15:53:29+00:00

How to Know if a Cut Needs Stitches or Not

2021-10-15T16:00:41+00:00

How to Know if a Cut Needs Stitches Cuts and scrapes are common, and sometimes small wounds can be treated at home. However, some cuts do require medical attention. Many of our patients wonder, “Do I need stitches?” Our ER doctors and nurse practitioners at University Urgent Care offer wound care and wound infection treatment. When a cut, laceration, or bite needs medical attention, visit our urgent care facility seven days a week. You do not need an appointment. We can treat these wounds with stitches in Fort Worth, TX, so there is minimal scarring and no serious complications, [...]

How to Know if a Cut Needs Stitches or Not2021-10-15T16:00:41+00:00

What are The Different Types of Skin Rashes?

2021-12-16T19:27:14+00:00

A rash refers to any skin discoloration or inflammation on the skin. They can be caused by an allergen or a bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral infection. While most aren’t contagious, there are some rashes that can be spread from person to person when the proper skin rash treatment isn’t used. When you have a skin rash, visit University Urgent Care in Fort Worth, TX for treatment. Our medical team can evaluate patients of all ages to determine which skin rash treatment will work best for their skin condition. Types of skin rashes There are many different [...]

What are The Different Types of Skin Rashes?2021-12-16T19:27:14+00:00

When Does A Person Need A Tetanus Shot?

2021-12-16T19:52:34+00:00

Tetanus Shots at Urgent Care There are many different vaccines available that help us from getting serious and potentially life-threatening diseases and infections. At University Urgent Care in Fort Worth, TX, we offer the TdaP vaccine (the tetanus shot) to protect against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis, also known as whooping cough. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the TdaP and Td vaccines help lower incidences of tetanus and diphtheria by 99%, and pertussis by about 80%. Our experienced team at our urgent care center can help you decide when and why you need a tetanus shot based on [...]

When Does A Person Need A Tetanus Shot?2021-12-16T19:52:34+00:00

What is a UTI and How Can it Be Treated?

2021-10-15T16:48:08+00:00

What is a UTI At University Urgent Care in Fort Worth, TX, our medical professionals can treat different infections. Two of the most common ones are urinary tract infection (UTI) or a bladder infection. A UTI is an infection of any part of the urinary system, whether the urethra, bladder, ureters, or kidneys. Most of these infections occur in the lower urinary tract. Women are more susceptible to developing one. Without proper UTI treatment, your infection can develop into something much more serious. Bladder infections vs. UTI Bladder infections are one of the most common types of urinary [...]

What is a UTI and How Can it Be Treated?2021-10-15T16:48:08+00:00
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