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Can You Visit an Urgent Care for Headaches and Migraines?

September 26, 2020

Headaches can often be managed at home using medications and simple treatments. But there are times when the pain is intense – and professional medical care is required. Not only are chronic or severe headaches disruptive to your daily lifestyle, but these symptoms could be a sign of underlying health concerns. If you find that you can’t get rid of a headache with a nap or over the ...

Your Guide to Preventing UTIs

August 9, 2020

The initial symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can cause stress and concern. When you’ve experienced this infection before, then you know what is coming – and these symptoms can cause serious pain and disrupt your life. Not only are UTIs painful, but it can be a frustrating situation to deal with recurring infections. Know that you are not alone if you have a UTI. According to ...

What You Need to Know About Poison Ivy

June 26, 2020

Spending time outdoors can be refreshing… until someone in the group has an unfortunate encounter with a seemingly harmless ground covering. It’s important to learn about local plants and the potential health effects that can occur with contact. Poison ivy is one common greenery to watch for. Common Questions About Poison Ivy At Rapid Med Urgent Care, we are working hard to educate our ...

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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March has been designated as Brain Injury Awareness Month. This will transpire in an attempt to increase understanding of the specifics surrounding brain injuries, while also providing support for individuals who experience these conditions. This also presents the perfect opportunity to review the symptoms, causes, and treatments for traumatic brain injuries which are often referred to as ...

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Do I Have A Sinus Infection And When Should I See A Doctor?

December 19, 2019

If you have experienced sinus problems in the past, you already know that various symptoms can reveal the emergence of a new issue. If you are dealing with a stuffy nose, this can be an indication that you are experiencing some type of a sinus condition. This is also the case for a runny nose, along with a general feeling of sluggishness or fatigue. This trio of symptoms - stuffy nose, runny ...

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Safety Driving Tips During Holiday Travel

December 9, 2019

The time that you spend with your family and your friends is always extremely important. But that time becomes even more significant during the holiday season. In some situations, your ability to visit with the people that you care about most will involve driving for a considerable distance. Being able to enjoy the special moments with those you love and appreciate is certainly worth the time ...

Urgent Care Flu Symptoms

Do I Have A Cold Or The Flu?

November 29, 2019

Now that we have officially re-entered the time of year in which colds and flu become prevalent, it might be beneficial to review the causes, and symptoms for both colds and the flu, along with the differences between both conditions. This will help you understand which illness you or your family member might be experiencing, along with the steps that you should take if either health issue has ...

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Plan Your Medications And Vaccinations Before Holiday Travel

November 22, 2019

There are many aspects of the holiday season that are easy to embrace. This includes spending the most cherished moments of your time with family and friends. There are also many projects and extensive to-do lists that emerge before the holidays approach. This is the case whether you are simply staying at home when those special days arrive, or if you are planning on traveling outside the ...

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Your Child Suffered A Concussion Playing Sports – What Should You Do?

The beginning of another school year has necessitated multiple changes in the daily routines of parents and their children, as families are now evolving from the various activities that were prevalent during the summer months toward becoming familiarized with a new schedule of events and commitments that will occur. For many children and adolescents, this will include participation in sports. ...

Urgent Care Sinus Issues

Do I Have A Cold Or A Sinus Infection?

December 13, 2018

There is a good chance that this scenario will sound familiar - you wake up in the morning and something is not right. Then you realize... You might be coming down with a bug. Maybe you are congested or maybe your nose is running. Maybe you feel something in your throat. You also might be feeling sluggish, as if you are becoming rundown. This unwelcome situation could also occur at any time of ...

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