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Where Did the Flu Go?

Typically fall marks the beginning of flu season and, thus, is the most common time of the year to receive the flu vaccine. However, this year you might be wondering if you even need to get a flu vaccine. It might seem as if all you hear about in the news anymore is COVID-19, and […]

Finding a Pediatrician in Lakewood Ranch

Are you looking for a pediatrician in Lakewood Ranch? There are so many options. But which one is best for your child? That is a tough question to answer with just a single doctor’s name.

While there is no magic formula that makes a doctor the perfect pediatrician, there are some key characteristics that make them amazing at their job. Keep reading to find out the most important characteristics to look for when searching for a pediatrician in Lakewood Ranch.

7 Reasons Why You Need a Family Doctor

Seeing a family doctor has many benefits for your overall health and the health of your family. In fact, studies show that having a doctor who oversees all areas of one’s health leads to lower death rates, improved patient trust with their provider, higher patient satisfaction, and overall better health for the individual.

While there might be many reasons why this is true, here are our top seven reasons why you need a family doctor:

What Does Mental Health Mean?

When you hear the term “mental health,” what comes to mind? A person dealing with a mental illness? Living stress-free? While society might have confused us with their definition of mental health, let’s discuss what it really is!

6 Ways to Pick the Right Gynecologist

The question of how to pick the right gynecologist for your situation is a very personal one. No one person’s medical history and situation is exactly like another’s. So, while a particular gynecologist might work for one person, he or she might not work for you.

When researching gynecologists, it can feel overwhelming at times with all of the various options in your area. It doesn’t have to be that way though. So, how do you pick the right gynecologist that makes you comfortable, gives you great medical care, and eases your mind about such intimate matters?

Wellness Visits vs Problem Visits

In this article we hope to explain the difference between an annual exam, also known as a wellness exam, and a visit. What Is a Wellness Exam? An annual exam is a comprehensive preventative exam with your primary care provider for the sole purpose of preventative care. An annual exam does not include discussion of […]

Does a Vasectomy Hurt?

When the topic of vasectomy comes up, many men involuntarily wince in pain. However, is this the right reaction? Does a vasectomy hurt? And how long does it take to recover from a vasectomy? These are two very common questions that we receive here at All Care Medical Center when a patient inquires about getting a vasectomy.

So, does it hurt a lot? Is the recovery a long process? No and No!

Read on to find out why and what the recovery is really like: