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Common Respiratory Illnesses in Adults

Respiratory illnesses affect parts of your lungs, such as the airways or other structures. Some of the most prevalent illnesses you can note are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pulmonary hypertension, and occupational lung diseases. Several risk factors cause these illnesses, including tobacco smoke, dust, occupational chemicals, and air pollution. Visit AFC Urgent Care …

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Symptoms of Lung Infections in Children

Three common types of lung infections in children include pneumonia, bronchitis, and bronchiolitis. They often show similar symptoms, but pneumonia can be fatal for some children. If your child feels under the weather, visit AFC Urgent Care Torrington to get a diagnosis and treatment. We provide treatment for all children beginning at age 1. What are the …

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Early Signs of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease that occurs in women, usually at the age of 30. Women with HPV may develop the condition but not every woman with HPV develops cervical cancer. HPV or human papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted disease. You can easily prevent HPV before it turns into cervical cancer. Getting tested regularly can help stop …

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What causes food poisoning?

No matter the cause of food poisoning, it is not a fun thing to deal with. While your risk of complications is low, it is possible to experience severe dehydration if not taken care of. It is estimated that 48 million people get food poisoning every year. If you think you are experiencing food poisoning, visit AFC …

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How to Self-Assess your Illnesses

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, hospitals and physicians are becoming more crowded and overwhelming. As flu season approaches, it’s important to be able to distinguish the source of a cough or sore throat that show up in the coming months. The common cold, the flu, and COVID share some similarities between them, but the …

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