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What Are the Main Causes of Kidney Stones?

Did you know? According to the National Kidney Foundation, it is estimated that one in 10 people living in the United States will have a kidney stone at some point in their lifetime.

What Is the Main Cause of Kidney Stones?

A kidney stone occurs when crystal-forming substances (like calcium and uric acid) stick together rather than dilute.

28th December 2019

Could My Sore Throat Be Strep Throat?

We grow up learning that sharing is caring. However, when it comes to germs, that is one thing you need to keep to yourself, especially when it comes to strep throat.

20th December 2019

When Should You See a Physician About Back Pain?

Ouch, my back!

While back pain can happen to anyone at any time, here are the main causes of back pain, as well as steps you can take to find relief!

15th December 2019

Can Cold Weather Cause a Cold?

 Old man winter might be moving into town, but that doesn't mean you necessarily will be stuck at home with a cold because of it.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to know what can bring about the common cold, as well as ways to treat the cold virus as quickly as possible so that you can enjoy your holiday with family!

30th November 2019

Could I Have IBS?

According to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Inc., irritable bowel syndrome (also known as IBS) affects approximately 25 to 45 million Americans. Are you one of them?

25th November 2019

4 Trends That Show Urgent Care Is Increasing In Popularity

Deciding to visit an urgent care instead of a hospital? You’re not alone.
3rd November 2017

Asking "How do I find an urgent care near me?"

Get tips and tricks to help you locate urgent care clinics near you.
21st March 2017

The Most Common Injuries and Illnesses Treated at Urgent Care

Imagine this: you're hurt or sick, but you’re not sure if you need medical attention right away. Should you treat your symptoms at home? Should you make an appointment with your primary care physician? Should you go to the emergency room?

14th July 2016

Save a Visit to Urgent Care and Walk Your Way to Healthy

For most of us, exercising and eating healthy is sometimes easier said than done. Fortunately, there are options available to let you know that it doesn't have to be this way. For one thing, walking does not get the credit it deserves for being the perfect way to kick-start your healthy lifestyle.

20th June 2016

FAQs on Walk In Clinics, Answered

With as little as 29% of primary care doctors offering extended business hours, it's no wonder why walk in medical clinics are becoming more popular. For those who have questions about urgent care, here are a few things you may be interested in learning.

Do I have to make an appointment?

16th June 2016