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Treatment for UTIs

UTIs are extremely common among women. In fact, 70% to 80% of women will experience UTIs in their lifetime. Reoccurrences are also extremely common, and 80% of all UTIs are reoccurrences. They are extremely easy to treat, but they can cause kidney infections and other complications if left untreated. If you believe you have a …

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How to Prevent Kidney Failure

Kidney health is no joking matter and should be taken seriously because of all the functions that these organs perform in the body. Their duties are critical to overall health and wellbeing. Some patients at a high risk of kidney failure include diabetics, hypertensive people, and those with cardiovascular issues. Kidney failure is when your …

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How to Improve Lung Health

Lung health is important year-round, but it is especially crucial during flu season – especially with COVID-19 around. As you get older, lung health becomes more of a topic as your immune system starts to decrease and you become more susceptible to illness. Visit AFC Urgent Care Waltham for any lower respiratory illness you may have. Our …

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Seasonal Allergies vs. Cold

Allergies and a cold share many symptoms – runny nose, cough, congestion. What are the main differences to help tell them apart? The physicians at AFC Urgent Care Waltham can help diagnose any upper or lower respiratory illness you may have. From there, treatment will be provided to help you feel your best. Allergy Symptoms Allergies happen …

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Why Should I Get a Cervical Cancer Screening?

Cervical cancer is a completely preventable illness if taken the proper precautions. It still impacts thousands of American women a year, but with annual screenings and HPV vaccinations, it can be avoided. AFC Urgent Care Waltham offers both screenings and vaccinations to all patients. Visit us today for any lab tests or vaccinations. Benefits of Annual Screenings Cervical cancer …

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What is Dry January?

Dry January is a way for people to “detox” their bodies after drinking during the holidays. With all of the stress caused by 2020, many people drank more than they normally do throughout the year. Participating in a dry January can help you feel better and kickstart any New Year’s resolutions. Call AFC Urgent Care …

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What is Norovirus?

Norovirus is a form of gastroenteritis that causes vomiting and diarrhea. It is very common and highly contagious. AFC Urgent Care Waltham can help you understand the causes and prevention of norovirus to help keep your loved ones safe. Learn more about the types of illnesses our trained physicians can help diagnose and treat here. What …

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Symptoms of Pneumonia

Symptoms of pneumonia can leave certain groups of people hospitalized. If not treated properly, it can also end in death. It is important to be able to recognize early symptoms of pneumonia and the warning signs that can result in something more serious. AFC Urgent Care Waltham can provide you with the information you need …

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Outdoor Winter Safety

Accidents frequently happen during the winter season, from slipping on black ice to accidental hypothermia. It is essential to keep yourself and others safe this season by following different precautionary measures. Whether you live in northern states or areas that do not see much snow, safety should always be the number one focus. Icy Conditions …

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