Should I Go to the Doctor for a Rash?

Should I Go to the Doctor for a Rash?

Visiting our AFC center is certainly helpful when dealing with an itchy, uncomfortable rash, but there are some things you can do at home to help treat your or your child’s rash as well. Our AFC Urgent Care Sevierville team further explains below, so keep reading! Why...
Signs That Stitches Are Needed

Signs That Stitches Are Needed

If a cut or laceration hurts and is bleeding a lot, it is certainly cause for concern. But how much does a cut have to bleed before you know whether you or your child will need stitches? There are some tell-tale signs that a cut will need to be stitched up, and our...
When Should I Get an X-ray?

When Should I Get an X-ray?

Have you recently twisted your ankle on a hike in the Smokies and are experiencing lots of pain? While sometimes broken bones aren’t the cause of the pain, it’s best to schedule an X-ray just to make sure. Our AFC Urgent Care Sevierville further explains what kind of...
Can I Treat My Kidney Infection at Home?

Can I Treat My Kidney Infection at Home?

Yes and no. While there are things that you can do at home that can ease pain and discomfort, there isn’t anything you can do by yourself to eliminate a kidney infection without medical help. Our AFC Urgent Care Sevierville team provides further information on kidney...
How Serious Are Ear Infections?

How Serious Are Ear Infections?

If you’re a parent, you’re probably all too aware of the commonality of ear infections among your child. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, five out of six will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. Even though they’re common,...
What Are the Components of a Sports Physical?

What Are the Components of a Sports Physical?

From Catlettsburg Elementary to Sevierville Intermediate School, the spring sports season is here! But first, your child will need a sports physical before he or she can participate. Our AFC Urgent Care Sevierville team provides some helpful info on sports physicals...