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

Is It Allergies, or Is It More?

You might have had allergies for several years, or just experiencing them for the first time. Allergies affect many people and can have a variety of different causes. Common signs of allergies include runny nose, sneezing, and itchy…


How to Protect Yourself this Winter

For the past year, our lives and plans have been drastically altered, “thanks” to the coronavirus pandemic. Now we’re in the middle of another winter, and we’re spending more time indoors where there’s a heightened risk for infection….


What to Expect for COVID in 2021

2020 will go down as the year that changed a lot of things fundamentally. Shifting from populous parties and gatherings to six-feet-apart live conversations, from physical office appearances to juggling home activities with work, we can look forward…


What’s Wrong with My Eye

The eye is the jewel of the body. The eye is one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. A slight defect often escalates to sophisticated cases. According to the National Library of Medicine, 47% of…


How to Handle Migraine Symptoms

If you’ve ever suffered through a migraine, you know it’s no typical headache. In addition to throbbing pain, migraines can induce light sensitivity, nausea, and vision changes. It can take hours to days to recover from the effects…


Is It Joint Pain or Something More?

It’s normal to feel some soreness and pain when you embark on a new exercise or activity — or if you’re pushing yourself harder than usual. However, if you’ve started to feel a new type of pain in…


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…


What to Do When the Bugs Come Out

Bugs are a nuisance every home faces. They can transmit disease through direct contact with our foods, surfaces, and through biting. Knowing what kind of bugs you have around you and your family can be crucial in determining…


Myths About Poison Ivy

Poison ivy, that ubiquitous vine with three shiny leaves on each stem, gets a lot of bad publicity. But much of what is considered “common knowledge” about this plant, and its cousins poison oak and poison sumac, is…


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