Рrісklу Неаt Rаsh

Happy Children Swimmers

Рrісklу hеаt, аlsо knоwn аs mіlіаrіа оr hеаt rаsh, іs а skіn соndіtіоn thаt оссurs іn hоt аnd humіd wеаthеr соndіtіоns whеn smаll раrtісlеs оf swеаt blосk thе swеаt glаnds саusіng а rаsh tо арреаr оn а fеw bоdіlу аrеаs. Іt саn аffесt реорlе оf аnу аgе, but іnfаnts аnd сhіldrеn аrе еsресіаllу susсерtіblе tо […]

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Leaves

Poison ivy is a plant that’s found on four different continents on our planet, and it’s the only cause of poison ivy rash. The poison ivy plant has a sap that contains an oil known as urushiol which is the primary irritant causing the allergic rash and reactions. Touching or brushing against the plant or […]

World Mosquito Day

Mosquito Biting Skin

August 20th was World Mosquito Day. It might seem odd to dedicate a day to the deadliest animal in the world, but it’s not celebrating mosquitoes, rather it’s commemorating the discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. That fact may be common knowledge today, but it wasn’t 120 years ago, when Ronald Ross, a British […]

5 Top Questions about Sunburn

Sunburn prevention tips by Physicians Immediate Care

Summer is drawing to an end, so you’ll probably find yourself trying to soak up every last bit of sunshine while you can. A few hours in the sun can be great for your health: it can have a positive impact on your exercise habits, vitamin D levels, and improve your overall mood. But sun […]

Indoor & Outdoor Allergy Symptoms

Little girl with allergies

Are itchy eyes, a runny nose, or other allergy symptoms getting you down? Don’t worry – Physicians Immediate Care is here to help. From hay fever to sinus pressure, we’ll cure your worries so you can breathe easy, every season, indoors and out! What are allergies? You experience allergy symptoms when your immune system reacts […]

Physical Fitness and Sports

Woman walking up steps in gym shoes

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month People of all ages and body types can benefit from regular physical activity. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active. Here are just a few benefits of physical activity: Children and adolescents – Physical […]

What to Know About Zika Virus

mom pushing a girl on the swing

While Zika virus remains rare in most areas of the United States, there are some important facts you should know in order to protect yourself and your family. How is Zika spread? Zika virus is spread primarily by mosquitoes that become infected through biting a person that is infected with the virus. Then, that mosquito […]

10 Tips for a Safe Fourth of July

girl in red, white and blue at the beach

Fourth of July weekend is finally here! And that means road trips, family get-togethers, BBQs, fun in the sun, and marvelous fireworks displays. However, each July 4th, thousands of people are injured while using fireworks. Despite the clear dangers, people often overlook the risks associated with using fireworks, which include burns and other injuries, fires, and […]