What We Treat

We Have Board Certified Providers!

AFC Urgent Care centers are proud to staff together a professional team of Providers, x-ray technicians and medical assistants at each location! The team at AFC Urgent Care North Andover can diagnose and treat most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses and provide you with high quality care and a positive experience every time you walk …

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Poison Ivy Treatment

A reaction to Poison Ivy is often considered something that most are able to treat at home. But sometimes serious and immediate medical attention is required.  If you come into contact with Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac do not down play the importance of monitoring the reaction and understanding when it is necessary …

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Spring Sports Injuries

Spring sports have started for local students including high schools and colleges. If you are participating in any of these sports, here are some tips to avoiding injury. Prior to participating, there are some steps you should take to prepare yourself. If you have been inactive for quite some time, it is important to condition …

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Springtime Seasonal Allergies

Spring officially begins in two days, even if it may not feel like it. However, for 35 million American’s each year, spring brings with it springtime allergies and symptoms including a runny nose, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes. Pollen given off from plants in the spring and summertime is all around in the air. …

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection which affects the lungs. Coughing, a fever, and difficulty breathing are common symptoms. Sickness can vary from mild to severe. Those already sick, babies, and older adults are more prone to severe sickness. An x-ray or blood test may be used for diagnostics. Pneumonia will go away and can be treated. …

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Spring Break Travel Medicine

For students of Merrimack College, Spring Break is in less than a month. If your Spring Break plans include international travel, consider visiting a travel clinic before you leave. It is recommended that those who travel abroad be vaccinated against certain diseases depending on the country in question. For popular spring break destinations including Mexico …

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a disease which affects the respiratory system. It is the inflammation of bronchial passages in the lungs which can shut off or restrict smaller airways in the lungs. This can result in coughing fits or breathlessness. Bronchitis can be classified as acute or chronic. Generally, acute bronchitis lasts a week or so. Chronic …

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Frostbite Prevention

This winter in New England has been particularly cold and rough. We want to give you some tips on how to prevent frostbite in this bitterly cold New England winter. Frostbite is a condition which freezes skin and the tissue underneath. Areas most commonly affected are small areas which are exposed such as fingers, nose, …

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Winter Sport Injuries

With winter comes many fun wintertime sports such as sledding, skiing, and snowboarding. But with these, often comes injuries due to negligence and unpreparedness. We want to give you some tips to staying safe during your winter sports. Stay in shape. Make sure you are warmed up before participating too. Muscles, tendons, and ligaments that …

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