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Our goal is to become your most trusted online source for health care information. Our experienced and knowledgeable medical staff will provide information about common conditions treated at Urgent Care Centers.

With the rising costs of healthcare people should be aware that it is cheaper to access an urgent care center than it is to go to an emergency room. Urgent Care Centers treat non-life threatening conditions and often have shorter wait times than ER. Find the nearest Urgent Care by visiting Urgent Care Centers.

Pregnancy Test

A pregnancy test analyzes the urine or blood for the pregnancy hormone, officially called human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG. Within a week of an egg joining with a sperm, a fertilized egg implants in the uterus; this is where hCG is made and builds rapidly over the term of a pregnancy.


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If you are experiencing a sore throat (called pharyngitis), there are several factors that may be causing it. Certain viruses can lead to the condition, which refers to the inflammation of the pharynx in the back of the throat. These include flu, cold, mononucleosis, or coxsackie. Bacteria may also be responsible, such as Group A streptococcus (a common ailment popularly known as strep throat), orynebacterium, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.


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Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, refers to itching, burning, swelling, and redness of the eye’s protective membrane. The condition may be caused by a variety of factors such as viral infection (where it is highly contagious), bacterial infection (also contagious), allergies, external irritants (such as chlorine), and contact lenses or products.


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The term bronchitis refers to an inflammation in your lung’s major air passages (known as bronchi). Acute bronchitis is most often a temporary condition that results from a respiratory virus (like the flu or a cold). In addition, acute bronchitis may be caused by a secondary bacterial infection that grows out of an initial viral infection.


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We all know how miserable we can feel when we are afflicted with a stuffy, runny nose. In those moments, we may not even care what is causing the ailment; we simply want it to go away. However, identifying the cause can be important, because the methods of treatment and prevention may depend on it.


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