Blog Posts in 2017

Cerumen (Earwax)

Cerumen (Earwax) By: Amber White Earwax, or cerumen, is a fatty substance produced by glands inside the ear that is often thought to clean, lubricate, and protect the lining of your ear. Earwax ...
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Nausea..Vomiting..Diarrhea....FOOD POISONING

Nausea..Vomiting..Diarrhea….FOOD POISONING By: Amber White We have seen a “rash” of food poisoning patients this month. It’s time for some food safety education. First off, ...
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FLU SHOTS!

FLU SHOTS! Who should get the influenza vaccine? Everyone older than 6 months. It is especially important that high risk individuals get the flu vaccine Who is “high risk?” Pregnant women ...
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PLANTAR FASCIITIS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS By: Elena Jamscek Dreading getting out of bed because your first step is the worst? Plantar fasciitis may be your problem. Risk factors for plantar fasciitis are excessive running, ...
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Do Your Ears Ring?

Do Your Ears Ring? You are not alone! Up to 18% of people are affected by tinnitus (the fancy word for ringing in the ears). Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear that does not come from ...
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This is so uncomfortable...

This is so uncomfortable… By: Elena Jamsek, PA So you have BV (bacterial vaginosis)…It’s ok…it is not an STD! BV can happen to anyone with a vagina. It is hard to find the ...
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Flu Vaccines 2017-2018

We just received our flu vaccines for 2017-2018 flu season! Taking a few moments to come to 45 Urgent Care at the beginning of flu season to get the flu vaccine can save you from expending unnecessary ...
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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

By: Elena Jamscek May is national physical fitness and sports month. Benefits of physical activity: Children and adolescents – Physical activity can improve muscular fitness and bone and heart ...
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Fever- When Should You Be Concerned?

By: Amber White Waking in the middle of the night sweating from a fever can be quite alarming, especially if it’s a child that has the fever. The good news is that fevers aren’t ...
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Allergies and Asthma Awareness Month

By: Elena Jamscek This is peak season for allergies and asthma. The weather is getting warmer, we are going outside more, and the pollen count is HIGH! Asthma and allergies affect more than 13 million ...
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Spider Bites

By: Amber White Now that spring is here everyone will be doing lots of spring cleaning. That means you have a better chance of coming in contact with a not so friendly eight-legged friend. There are ...
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

By: Amber White Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce ...
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Allergies VS. Infection

By: Elena Jamscek Here we are, spring has sprung and the pollen count is high! If you have noticed your car, your front door, even the asphalt is covered in lime green powder…that’s ...
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Spring sports and concussions

Well spring is finally in the air along with the crazy weather that comes with it and that can only mean one thing…. Spring Sports! With any type of sport one thing you must always keep in the ...
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Start Lowering Your Risk for Heart Disease

By: Elena Jamscek Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women! 25% of the deaths that occur each year are related to heart disease. That is 1 in 4 deaths! But don't get down ...
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5 Quick Thoughts/Tips from the Current Flu Season...

By: Amber White The flu is a virus and it has to run its course. This flu season it seems to be hanging around a little longer so expect 7-10 days before you start to really feel better. Tamiflu will ...
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Pink Eye....What Is It?

By Elena Jamscek Pink eye or conjunctivitis is an inflammation and/or infection of the white part of the eye; more specifically the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye. We can get ...
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Valentine's Day and "The Kissing Disease"

By: Amber White So, we just celebrated Valentine’s Day and I’m sure most of you locked lips with that special someone. Let’s talk about something you should keep in mind. ...
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Why Do I Feel Dizzy?

By: Elena Jamscek Dizziness is the feeling of being unbalanced or light headed and can sometimes cause fainting. Dizziness is one of the most common complaints I hear at the clinic; and there are ...
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Handwashing

By: Amber White So our least favorite time of the year has hit over the last few weeks here at 45 Urgent Care. When is that you ask? It’s cold and flu season and it is hitting our area hard. The ...
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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Cervical cancer is 3rd most common cancer in women world-wide! The cells begin most of the time in the squamous cells of the cervix and take a long time to turn into cancer. Abnormal PAPS smears that ...
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Should you send your child to school??

By: Amber White So, your morning has started just like any other until you go to wake your child up for school. “I don’t wanna go to school. I don’t feel good.” How do you know ...
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Debunking the Myths!

By: Elena Jamscek By: Elena Jamscek 1. Going out in the cold without a coat with give you a cold WRONG!The common cold is a virus.Viruses do not do well in the cold weather.What the cold weather does ...
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Cardio Quick Check

Cardio Quick Check By: Amber White So it’s the new year and it is time to get into your doctor for your annual check up.. Great! Except now that it’s January your insurance deductible has ...
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