Blog Archive

When Insect Bites and Stings Require Urgent Care Aug 2nd, 2019

Summer brings high temperatures, green leaves, and insects. Insects lurk everywhere and many view your presence as a meal ticket. Most of the time, these various bites are nothing serious. There are times, however, when insects can cause more serious problems that require prompt medical care. At AllCare Family Medicine...

Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Often? Jul 10th, 2019

Every year in the United States, nearly 20 million people discover that they’ve contracted a bacterial, viral, or parasitic infection. Although most of these infections occur through unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex, some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including herpes and syphilis, can be transmitted just as easily through skin-on-skin...

The Importance of Having an Annual Physical Even if You Feel Fine Jun 3rd, 2019

When it comes to your health, prevention is the strongest weapon available, which means you need to be proactive. Of the 133 million people who currently live with a chronic illness in the United States, only a little more than half receive the preventive care they need, which can mean...