Blog Archive

Why Getting Your Flu Shot Is So Important Oct 1st, 2019

Concerned about avoiding the flu this season? Want to know how to best protect your health as everyone else calls in sick? As many as 20% of Americans get the flu every year, but you don’t have to be one of them. Fortunately, the staff at Express Lane Urgent Care...

When to See a Doctor About a UTI Sep 1st, 2019

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not only uncomfortable to live with, but they can cause complications to your health and well-being if you delay seeking treatment. UTIs are common for both men and women and are responsible for around 7 million visits to a doctor each year. We certainly see...

How to Stay Active If You Have Asthma Aug 7th, 2019

When asthma makes it feel as though no air is getting to your lungs, it’s quite literally true. Air passages get narrow and mucus starts to overproduce, making it difficult to maintain normal breathing patterns. When you’re exerting yourself, the increased demand for oxygen makes breathing even harder. Maintaining an...

Tips to Avoid Swimmer's Ear this Summer Jul 12th, 2019

As temperatures soar during California’s summer months, nothing provides better relief than a dip into some cool water. While we encourage you to beat the heat by diving into the pool, ocean, or lake, we don’t want your ears to fall prey to an infection, which can eclipse even the...

Best Habits to Develop to Prevent from Getting Pink Eye Jun 12th, 2019

Every year there are approximately 3 million cases of pink eye in the United States, making it a fairly common condition. While pink eye isn’t necessarily dangerous, it can disrupt your life as you deal with an eye that’s itchy, irritated, and often, painful. Here at Express Lane Urgent Care,...

Manage Your Allergy Symptoms with a KenalogⓇ Steroid Injection May 13th, 2019

If you’re one of the millions of people in the United States who greets spring with mixed feelings, thanks to hay fever, there’s good news. We offer a steroid injection called KenalogⓇ that takes the teeth out of spring allergies, allowing you to get out and enjoy this season of...

These Top Symptoms Could Mean It’s Strep Throat Apr 15th, 2019

As a parent, you’ll navigate dozens of illnesses in your children, who can get 8-10 colds per year before the age of two, and up to a dozen a year once they start preschool and kindergarten. But knowing the difference between a cold and strep throat can make all the...