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How do you Fix Heat Exhaustion?

Heat exhaustion is a preventable medical condition that can lead to heatstroke. While heat exhaustion doesn’t always require medical attention, heat stroke does. It’s important to understand the symptoms of heat exhaustion and know how to reverse the effects before complications occur. AFC Urgent Care Stoneham wants you to stay safe and healthy this summer. …

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Avoid Sunburn this Summer

Getting sunburnt is a painful experience that you’re sure to experience frequently throughout your life. Sunburns range from mild redness to painful blistering. No sunburn is pleasant, so avoiding it altogether is the best treatment! AFC Urgent Care Stoneham provides sunburn treatment for all patients. If you have a more severe sunburn, visit us today to help …

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Do I Have Lyme Disease?

Tick bites are something that you should always try to avoid, but the possibility of getting Lyme disease makes tick bites even scarier. Certain black-legged or deer ticks are carriers of Lyme disease, and if they bite you, you may be a carrier of the disease too. Lyme disease affects more than 200,000 people in …

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Common Respiratory Diseases & Prevention

Upper and lower respiratory infections can infect different areas of the body. For example, upper respiratory illnesses are considered “head colds” and have symptoms such as sneezing, headache, or sore throat. Lower respiratory infections are considered “chest colds,” which have symptoms like coughing, chest congestion, or fever. Visit AFC Urgent Care Stoneham for either respiratory …

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How do Vaccines Work?

We live in our environment that is ripe with germs. Wherever you go, the air you breathe in, the surfaces you touch have millions of bacteria and germs. You can never guess how many germs enter your body, and when you are more susceptible and fall prey to a harmful organism, you can fall severely …

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