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How Long Does Conjunctivitis Last?

Conjunctivitis, more commonly called pink eye, is an infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the transparent membrane that covers a portion of the eyelid’s front surface and the white part of the eyeball. The whites of the eyes appear pink or reddish when the conjunctiva’s small blood vessels become inflamed. Conjunctivitis is commonly …

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Symptoms of Insect Bites

Certain insect bites are more prominent in the Springtime. It’s important to recognize common symptoms and know when you should seek medical attention. AFC Urgent Care Vernon can help to treat all insect bites that are not life-threatening. Any patient who suffers from anaphylaxis from certain insect stings or bites should visit an emergency room right away.  …

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How to Maintain Healthy Lungs

The total amount of air you can hold is the maximum capacity of your lungs. As you get older, lung capacity and function tend to decrease. You even become more vulnerable to certain chronic lung conditions and can experience bouts of breathlessness and breathing difficulties. If you are not careful, you can lose the good …

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Why Does my Eczema Flare Up in Winter?

If you suffer from a host of skin problems during winters, such as itchiness, rashes, and inflammation, you are suffering from cases of eczema. Chronic eczema has seven types. These include stasis dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, nummular eczema, dyshidrotic eczema, contact dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis. Our physicians at AFC Urgent Care Vernon can help you determine …

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Symptoms of RSV in Babies

RSV is an infection of the upper respiratory tract and the lungs. It is extremely common in young children, but adults and older children can also catch RSV. While it is a very manageable illness, there are no specific treatment options or vaccines to stop it. AFC Urgent Care Vernon has information regarding symptoms and …

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Can you Treat Acute Bronchitis?

Bronchitis can feel like a never-ending cough. It can take up to ten days to clear up, and with COVID-19 looming around every corner, adding Bronchitis into the mix can leave you feeling exhausted. AFC Urgent Care Vernon has the answer to help you treat your acute Bronchitis this flu season. Since many illnesses stem …

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Do I have COVID or the flu?

COVID-19 and the flu share many similar symptoms, and with flu season right around the corner, it’s important to understand the differences between the two. Both viruses are spread the same way – through droplets from the respiratory system that are inhaled through the mouth or nose of another person nearby. It’s estimated that up …

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