Blog Archive

Urgent Care versus Primary Care: What You Need to Know Nov 1st, 2019

In a world full of increasing medical specialization, it can be hard to figure out where you should go to get the everyday health care you need. Thankfully, practices exist where you can receive both primary and urgent care to handle most of your family’s medical needs, and we’re proud...

Dreading Your Colonoscopy? Try Noninvasive Cologuard Instead! Oct 1st, 2019

As you age, the day will come when your doctor recommends a colonoscopy to look for polyps and screen for colon cancer. It’s a part of life we all must face, but the thought of it makes some people uncomfortable. This is why our doctors at AllCare Family Medicine and...

Why Skin Testing Is the Best Form of Allergy Testing Sep 1st, 2019

Allergies affect at least 50 million people in the United States each year. On the list of chronic illnesses, allergies rank sixth. At AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Atlanta, our highly trained team responds to every case with the utmost concern, dedication, and professionalism to address your allergy...

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...