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Why Is Social Distancing Important?

While the number of cases of COVID-19 have begun to dip slightly, the pandemic is far from over within the United States. Because it's a viral infection that's passed from person to person, it's important that we continue to take steps to protect ourselves.

23rd June 2020

How Can I Find Relief From Arthritis?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are around 54 million Americans living with arthritis. Are you one of them?

8th May 2020

How Do You Treat Spring Allergies?

Did you know? According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, around 23.6 million Americans were diagnosed with hay fever in the last year. And this number only seems to be rising.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to enjoy a happy and healthy spring without letting seasonal allergies stand in your way.

23rd April 2020

Can a Urinary Tract Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Did you know? Around 8.1 million visits to a physician each year are due to a urinary tract infection! Fortunately, there are things you can do in order to reduce your risk of UTIs now and in the future.

14th April 2020

How Long Does a Sinus Infection Last?

Did you know that sinus infections affect 31 million Americans each year? This pesky condition can cause all sorts of uncomfortable and painful symptoms, particularly in the facial area.

8th April 2020

How Long Does a Kidney Stone Take to Pass?

Did you know that the prevalence of kidney stones in Americans has actually increased through the years in the United States? In fact, it is estimated that around one in every 10 people will experience a kidney stone at one point or another during their lifetime.

3rd April 2020

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