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3 of the Most Common Rashes Sep 7th, 2021

Skin rashes come in many forms, from red, itchy, and localized to stinging and spread across large areas of your body. If you have a rash, chances are you want to know why and whether you should seek medical help.   At Urgent Care of Ada, our medical providers help men,...

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Sore Throat Aug 10th, 2021

Sore throats may be common, but that doesn’t mean they’re fun! In fact, a sore throat is one of the top reasons people miss work and school. And though sore throats are rarely a medical emergency, going away with rest and over-the-counter (OTC) medications, they can be a sign of...

Tips for Avoiding UTIs Jul 19th, 2021

Did you know that urinary tract infections (UTIs), which occur when unfriendly bacteria travels up to your bladder, send over 8 million Americans to the doctor each year? If you haven’t had one yet, count yourself lucky — over 60% of women and 12% of men get UTIs at least...

Myths and Facts About Mono Jun 17th, 2021

You may have heard it called “the kissing disease,” but mono is actually a viral infection called mononucleosis. Many myths surround this contagious disease, which passes from person-to-person and usually lasts about two to four weeks.   At Urgent Care of Ada, in Ada, Oklahoma, our experienced providers want to help...

What Every Sexually Active Adult Should Know About STDs May 13th, 2021

If you’re a sexually active adult, you’re automatically at risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Every day, over one million adults worldwide acquire an STD, and each year in the US more than 20 million new STD cases are reported. More than half of these new cases occur...

Do You Get Chronic UTIs? We Can Help! Apr 21st, 2021

There’s no doubt about it: The urge to urinate frequently, the pain and burning that comes when you try to go, seeing blood in your urine — the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) are never fun! And for some women, UTIs aren’t a one-time occurrence, but a chronic...

Why UTIs Increase Post Menopause and What You Can Do About it Mar 14th, 2021

More than half of all women develop a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their life, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Unfortunately, once you enter menopause the risk of UTIs increases dramatically.   At Urgent Care of Ada in Ada, Ok, our family medicine...

Should I Be Tested for COVID-19? Feb 17th, 2021

At Urgent Care of Ada, our compassionate providers are committed to helping residents in and around Ada, Oklahoma, get reliable information and access to COVID-19 testing. We’ve put together this helpful guide so you can better understand whether you should come in for a COVID-19 test.  Read on to learn...