In and Out Express Care Blog

What's Got You Sick?

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
It's that time of year! Runny noses, strep throat, and the flu abound. If you or a family member becomes sick, it's important to have a doctor diagnose the cause so that you can know how best to treat it. Antibiotics are sometimes necessary. But antibiotics are sometimes unnecessary, and could even be harmful. Here's a handy chart from the CDC ( ..

What to Do About Ear Infections

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Thursday, September 13, 2018
Ear infections are a common problem seen in urgent care clinics. But how do you know if it warrants medical attention or if it can be treated at home? Two Types of Ear Infections There are two common types of ear infections. The first is often called swimmer’s ear. It is caused by water becoming trapped in the ear canal. It can occur after swimming in a pool or even soaking in a bat ..

Do I Need to See a Doctor for Pink Eye?

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Friday, August 31, 2018
It's time for back to school! And with it comes a multitude of potential health issues. Today, we are going to discuss Pink Eye or Conjunctivitis. What is pink eye? Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is an inflammation or irritation of the eye. Pink eye can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection. It can also be caused by allergies or irritants. Conjunctivitis can be extremely contagious. It ..

Help for Upper Respiratory Infections

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, August 08, 2018
I can’t breathe! My nose is so stuffy, my throat hurts and I have an annoying cough. Do I need to see a doctor? One of the most common things we see in urgent care centers are upper respiratory infections. Here is a little more information on it’s symptoms, treatment and when to see your friendly Doc or Physician’s Assistant at In and Out Express Care (/contact)! What is  ..