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UTI Symptoms

More than 6 million Americans visit their doctor each year with a urinary tract infection-related issue. Your urinary system, including the bladder, kidneys, ureters, and urethra, can become infected with one bacteria or another and cause a UTI. Both men and women can develop a UTI, but the condition is more prevalent among women. How …

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What Causes Gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis happens when an infection enters the body, and the digestive system becomes inflamed. The leading causes include a virus, bacteria, or other toxins. The symptoms typically only last a few days, but it is extremely contagious. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned, visit AFC Urgent Care West Hartford. Our physicians will …

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Unexpected Benefits of Weight Loss

There are some well-known physical benefits to weight loss, such as improving joint health, lowering the risk of developing diabetes, and others. What are some of the unexpected benefits of weight loss? Call AFC Urgent Care West Hartford for health information and other health services. Our staff can provide resources for all relevant health concerns you …

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Symptoms of Strep Throat

Caused by bacteria, strep throat can be very painful and can leave patients desperate for relief. It’s important to recognize the symptoms of strep throat and then visit AFC Urgent Care West Hartford to get immediate relief. Our clinic provides rapid strep tests as well as cultures that offer results in a few days. From there, our …

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Why Women are More Likely to Get Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disease affects millions of Americans every year, but women are ten times more likely to have an imbalance than men. There is no definitive answer as to why this is, but doctors speculate it is likely due to different hormones and the reproductive system. For any general health questions or concerns, visit AFC Urgent Care …

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Tips for Holiday Cooking Safety

From turkeys to Christmas cookies, holiday cooking is the best part of some family’s winter season. While it is all meant to be a fun family pastime, small mistakes can easily become overlooked, and accidents will happen. AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is here to provide you with proactive information to keep your loved ones …

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Stay Safe Outdoors this Winter Season

With snow and freezing temperatures ahead of us, it’s important to take precautions this winter season. Accidents do happen, and they often occur more during the winter season. From slipping on frozen sidewalks to hypothermia, AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is here to keep you prepared and informed this winter season. Heart Problems With temperatures …

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