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First Aid Handbook: Swimmer’s Ear

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First Aid Handbook: Swimmer’s Ear
In simplest terms, swimmer’s ear is an ear infection of the outer ear canal. When water comes into the ear, it can pool in the ear canal and around the eardrum, leading to the growth of bacteria. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are three different stages of symptoms.
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First Aid Handbook: Cellulitis

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First Aid Handbook: Cellulitis
We may not always admit it, but we are always examining our skin for the occasional bump, scrape, or rash that may appear. As our largest and most visible organ, our skin does a lot and takes on a lot to keep the rest of our body safe. As we examine, squeeze, and pick, we may notice issues that are more unusual, like cellulitis. If you aren’t sure what cellulitis is or how to best treat it, the team at Integrity Urgent Care can help.
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First Aid Handbook: Skin Infection

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First Aid Handbook: Skin Infection
Infections, unfortunately, come in all shapes, sizes, and in parts of the body. While the skin’s function is to protect your body from infections, it can sometimes become infected itself. Skin infections can be some of the most common and are usually very visible for all to see. Our Integrity Urgent Care team sees skin infections on patients on a regular basis and can help treat you.
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First Aid Handbook: Bronchitis

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First Aid Handbook: Bronchitis
Our team at Integrity Urgent Care wants our communities to feel equipped with a good understanding of common ailments, injuries, and concerns so when they are feeling under the weather, they can begin to think about how to begin caring for themselves and when to come see us. This is especially true in cases of patients who have developed bronchitis and need our care.
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First Aid Handbook- Mononucleosis

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First Aid Handbook- Mononucleosis
More commonly known by its shortened name, Mono, this infection is just common enough for everyone to have heard about it, know a few symptoms of, and might know a school friend who stayed at home while recovering. Mononucleosis is contagious and may effect more people than we realize.
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UTIs in Children: Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
As painful as a urinary tract infection can be for an adult, imagine having to feel that discomfort as a child or to be a parent working to figure out why their child is in pain or showing symptoms of sickness. Many of you have probably been in that situation, seeing as 8% of girls and 2% of boys experience at least one UTI, according to Yale Medicine. A urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria from outside the body enters the bladder or urethra and causes irritation or infection. It is ...
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UTIs in Adults: Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
One of the most common infections faced by adults across the country is probably less talked about than it should be. Urinary Tract Infections, or UTIs, are prevalent, accounting for 8.1 million visits to healthcare providers each year, according to urologyhealth.org. This infection, fortunately, is easy to diagnose, with a urinalysis, which means Integrity Urgent Care can help provide you with relief and care, right away.
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Everything You Want to Know About Yeast Infections
Integrity Urgent Care is concerned about taking care of patients and all of their needs. While talking about sexual health and issues may sometimes feel taboo or uncomfortable, it is important to have a good understanding of all aspects of your health and to be able to speak with your medical care providers about any concerns you may have. A yeast infection can be a discomfort to anyone who has one and there are ways you can seek relief.
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HPV: Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
Our staff gets a number of questions, from people of all generations, about HPV. It seems for all the buzz words out there about sexually transmitted concerns, vaccinations, cancer linkage, and risk factors, that there is less clarity than could be. Our job is to treat our patients, but also to inform our community to the best of our ability.
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Healthcare Handbook: Pink Eye

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Healthcare Handbook: Pink Eye
You wake up in the morning, rub your eyes, stumble to the bathroom, and look into the mirror. Your sunny disposition quickly turns to worry as you squint your eyes and look closer. Your eyes are pink and you are unsure why. Integrity Urgent Care has the information you need about pink eye and whether you should be worried about this common ailment.
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