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Understand the difference between Cold and Flu

Do I Have a Cold or The Flu?

Health Tips

What is the difference between a cold and flu? The common cold and influenza (flu) are both contagious respiratory illnesses that share similar symptoms, making it difficult to tell the difference between them, especially during the cold and flu season (late fall to early spring). The key difference is that they are caused by different […]

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Symptoms of Strep Throat

What Do You Need to Know About Strep Throat?

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What is strep throat? Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils that is more common in children than adults but does affect individuals of all ages. Commonly mistaken for a sore throat or common cold, especially during the winter season, strep throat accounts for only a fraction of sore throats. The […]

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When are stitches needed?

Does my cut need stitches?

Health Tips

Scrapes and cuts are a part of everyday life, and most can be treated at home. Other cuts and scrapes may leave you wondering, do you cover them up and leave them to heal or do I need to visit a doctor or urgent care for a few carefully placed stitches? Stitches give added support […]

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How to relieve a UTI and keep it from coming back

Health Tips

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can burn, and cause multiple trips to the bathroom, making them both painful and disruptive.  What is a UTI? UTIs are the second most-frequent bacterial infection and they occur in your urinary system, which includes the bladder, urethra, kidneys, and uterus. However, UTIs most commonly impact the urethra and bladder. Women are at a […]

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pink eye

What do you need to know about Pink Eye?

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What is pink eye (conjunctivitis)? Conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, is an infection or swelling of the conjunctiva, the transparent membrane that lines the eyelid. This inflammation gives your eye the red or pink color that’s commonly associated with pink eye. Pink eye is one of the most common eye infections in children and […]

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Woman with ear pain

How do you know if ear pain is serious enough to see a doctor?

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Earache is a common problem, particularly in children. It can be worrying, but it’s usually caused by a minor infection and will often get better in a few days without treatment.  What are the signs and symptoms of earache? Earache can be a sharp, dull, or burning pain in the ear that comes and goes […]

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5 Reasons to choose Urgent Care instead of an Emergency Room (ER)

Urgent Care

Urgent care offers a more convenient and affordable way to get help. It’s where you go when you have a medical problem, NOT a medical emergency. Most importantly, you can get the care you need without the wait. At Exemplar Care Urgent Care, we provide high-quality medical care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Our Urgent […]

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Urgent Care or ER?

Urgent Care

To help reduce the current burden on hospitals, consider visiting urgent care instead of the ER. Knowing when to go to Urgent Care or the ER can be confusing. The most important thing is to get the right care, from the right place. It is important to get appropriate treatment for health needs. The difference […]

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Managing Your Migraines

Health Tips

Did you know that nearly 40 million Americans are affected by migraine? The chronic condition can cause debilitating symptoms and deserves compassion. In recognition of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month this June, we want to help people who experience migraine identify triggers and find resources to manage symptoms and live full lives.   You can […]

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We’ll Help You Stay in the Game!

Urgent Care

Life is a contact sport – and as temps rise outside, so do the number of activity-related injuries we see in both Urgent and Primary Care. From weekend warriors to young athletes, during the warmer months, we treat significantly more lacerations, pulled muscles, sprains, strains, and joint injuries. If you are looking forward to being […]

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