At WellCare Urgent Care, our blog aims to educate and answer all health related questions you may have on a variety of topics.

What to Do if You Get Burned

If you have a burn, it is essential to know what the best treatment options are. There are many different types of burns, and each requires a different kind and varying amount of treatment. In this blog post,…


Is it Inflammation or Infection?

Although they can produce similar responses in the human body, there is a difference between infection and inflammation, as not all conditions can cause inflammation, and not all inflammation results from infections. What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a…


UTIs and When to See a Doctor

If you’ve ever had a UTI, you know it can be extremely uncomfortable. If not, it’s important to know that getting care soon after noticing symptoms is an important step in getting relief. Here’s what to know about…


How To Prevent Ear Infections

Ear infections are painful and uncomfortable. Unfortunately, they can be a regular part of your child’s experience for a variety of reasons. This means it’s important to work at preventing them with the right steps. Here’s what to…


COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Coronavirus disease 2019? A: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an…


3 Probable Reasons You’re Coughing – And When to Seek Medical Attention

Coughing is a normal bodily function. People cough for many reasons. Sometimes, coughing is a continuous function that can start to interrupt your daily life. A persistent cough can certainly be annoying, however, it can also be a…


Why is My Throat Sore?

It can be extremely unpleasant to come to the realization that your throat is sore. A sore throat can make getting through your typical day a lot harder than normal. It can even make eating food feel like…


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