School physicals are an important part of every child’s preventative care. They ensure your child is developing properly and that there are no serious medical conditions to be concerned with. If your child has never had a school physical before, there are certain things you should know before going that we will talk about here. […]
Swimmer’s ear happens when the outer ear canal becomes infected through water by swimming in pools or lakes. It’s more common in children due to their smaller ear canals and how often they spend time in the water in the summer. Middle ear infections happen behind the eardrum and are commonly caused by viral infections.
Depending on the time of year or the health concern, different infections can impact other parts of the body. AFC Urgent Care Paramus can treat many different medical conditions that are not life-threatening. It’s essential to get all infections, or persistent medical conditions looked at. Leaving certain conditions untreated can lead to further health complications […]
Those who experience migraines know they can cause severe pain that can interfere with your daily life. Migraines can cause serious throbbing pain on one side of the head and last anywhere between a few hours to a few days.
At AFC Urgent Care Paramus, we want you to feel your best no matter what. That […]
It’s often said that men don’t take their health seriously. Their health is not a top priority for many, and they put off going to the doctor for what seems like the “small” stuff. A Cleveland Clinic survey confirms that physician-dodging is common among men who would instead do household chores than see a doctor. The result […]
Summer safety can range from a variety of different activities. From food safety to sun safety to hydration, it’s important to be careful and watch your health and the health of others. Follow these tips and avoid any serious illnesses or injuries that can put a damper on your summer plans.
For any urgent medical condition this summer, […]
Swimmers ear is an infection in the outer ear canal. It can happen due to swimming in pools, lakes, or the ocean throughout the summers. When water remains in your ears, it can create bacteria that lead to an infection. Swimmers ear is not serious, but it’s important to receive prompt treatment to avoid any […]
Being able to get your kids out in the sunshine and fresh air again after a long winter is always a relief. Not only does it give you a break from indoor entertainment, but it also gives your kids some much-needed vitamin D! Playing in the sun is fun for the whole family until someone […]
The COVID-19 vaccine is the most effective way to achieve herd immunity among our communities. Millions of Americans have received the COVID vaccine and have been safely monitored by qualified health professionals. While the vaccine is not yet available at AFC Urgent Care Paramus, it is highly recommended to to receive it as soon as […]
Certain working conditions may impact a person’s health and safety. Occupational health is designed around keeping all working conditions safe to ensure there are no workplace accidents or injuries. There have been cases of workers struggling with dim office lights for so long that you’ve developed sight problems. Also, doctors who operated health machines and […]