Blog Articles

When Does Diarrhea Warrant a Trip to Urgent Care?

Everyone experiences diarrhea at some point in their life. Most of the time, it doesn’t need special attention. Chronic diarrhea, however, may be a sign of something in need of serious medical attention.

Aug 1st, 2019
What to Do if You Suspect Your Child Has Asthma

Is your child coughing more than other kids, wheezing, or having shortness of breath? If so, the culprit could be asthma. Read on to learn more about its symptoms and how to manage them.

May 1st, 2019
Sore Throat or Strep? Here's How You Tell the Difference

A sore throat can stem from a variety of conditions. While a sore throat caused by a cold tends to diminish quickly, strep throat pain can linger and intensify while you experience additional symptoms, such as swollen lymph nodes.

Apr 1st, 2019
When You Should Seek Help For Diarrhea

Nobody likes to talk about it, but if you experience signs and symptoms that indicate your case of diarrhea is more serious than a simple upset stomach, you may need medical attention. Learn the red flags of diarrhea so you know when to seek help.

Feb 1st, 2019
Wondering If You Should Get Tested for STDs?

Whether you're experiencing unwanted symptoms or have simply had a risky experience that you want to follow up on, getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases can ensure you receive the treatment — or peace of mind — you need to move forward.

Jan 16th, 2019
Preparing for Your DOT Physical

Preparing for your DOT physical can be nerve-racking. Learn how you can show up feeling good and in control, so you can get behind the wheel and on with your career.

Sep 26th, 2018
Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Chronic Migraines

Chronic migraines are seriously debilitating, and most people do whatever it takes to avoid another one. If you’re among the suffering, you should know that making some lifestyle changes can lessen your chances of getting a migraine.

Jul 9th, 2019
How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear can put a real damper on your summer activities. But there are a few simple steps you can take to help prevent this painful ear infection and still enjoy your time in the pool.

Jul 11th, 2018
5 Key Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

Whether you’re an intrepid explorer or your family is taking a long-overdue vacation, there are some rules of the road that can keep you in the pink of health, allowing you to relax and enjoy your travels.

Jun 19th, 2018
Is It Food Poisoning or Stomach Flu?

Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea got you down? You may have the stomach flu or food poisoning, and unfortunately, it can be tricky to tell the difference. Here’s the scoop on both of these nasty illnesses.

May 29th, 2018
What to Know When It’s Your First Time Getting Stitches

Your skin is a protective barrier that, among other things, helps prevent bacteria and other dangerous elements from entering your bloodstream. Even a tiny cut alerts your body’s natural healing processes to close the wound as quickly as possible.

Apr 20th, 2018
Discover Asthma

It’s not just for kids. Many people have their first asthma encounter as adults. There’s no cure for it, but there are treatments that can help keep your asthma under control throughout adulthood.

Mar 27th, 2018
Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season is upon us, but you don’t have to get sick. In addition to the flu vaccine, here are several effective ways to stay healthy during this year’s flu season.

Feb 12th, 2018
The Benefits of Visiting an Urgent Care Center Over an ER

When you aren't feeling well, waiting weeks or even months to get an appointment with your doctor can be frustrating, and even worse is waiting hours upon hours in an emergency room that is packed full with others who are extremely sick.

Dec 14th, 2017
Ten Tips for Avoiding Migraine Triggers

At AccuHealth Urgent Care in St. Louis, we often see patients seeking relief from the debilitating effects of migraine headaches, and we’re happy to help.

Dec 5th, 2017