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What Causes Urinary Tract Infections?

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect more than 150 million people worldwide each year.

During National Kidney Month this March, we want you to know how to recognize the symptoms of a UTI, as well as steps you can take to prevent this kidney-related infection in the first place.

16th March 2020

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.

25th January 2020

What Can I Do to Get Rid of My Ear Infection?

Although ear infections are most common in children who are age 7 or younger, teens and adults can experience the symptoms of an ear infection, too!

No one wants to deal with the sometimes-agonizing pain of an ear infection. That's why our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland would like to share some tips on how to find relief sooner rather than later.

15th January 2020

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

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?

Who Gets IBS?

While anyone can get IBS, there are some groups of people who are at a higher risk than others.

25th November 2019

What Is the Best Thing to Do for a Urinary Tract Infection?

According to the Urology Care Foundation, UTIs lead to around 8.1 million healthcare visits each year.

During Bladder Health Month this November, our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland want you to know the signs to look for when it comes to having a UTI, as well as ways you can treat the infection as soon as possible!

15th 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