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UAB eMedicine is a 24/7 online diagnosis and treatment service for common medical conditions.

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Start your visit 24/7 — get your eMedicine visit response 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm Saturday, and 1:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday.
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Conditions we treat

Complete your eMedicine visit 24/7 and our clinicians will respond within an hour between 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm Saturday, and 1:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday. If you have questions, call (205)564-2136.

Hay fever/allergies

Chronic and seasonal allergies are commonly caused by dust, pollen, mold, insects, and pets. Allergy symptoms include:

  • Runny nose
  • Itching of the eyes and nose
  • Sneezing
  • Postnasal drainage

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Pink eye (conjunctivitis)

An infection affecting the white part of your eye or inner eyelid. Symptoms include:

  • Redness in one or both eyes
  • Excessive tearing
  • Itchiness
  • Discharge that may form a crust during the night

Pink eye is highly contagious. If you are experiencing these symptoms or are required to take medication in order to return to work, school or daycare, start an eMedicine visit today to receive your personalized treatment plan.

Eczema or dermatitis

Eczema is a form of dermatitis characterized by:

  • Dry skin
  • Itching
  • Crusting
  • Redness

The rash may also include skin thickening, crusting or scaling.

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Canker or cold sores

Otherwise known as fever blisters or oral mouth sores, symptoms may include:

  • A painful sore inside your mouth
  • A tingling or burning sensation prior to the sores appearance
  • Small sores around your mouth

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Tinea (fungal skin infection)

Tinea is a fungal infection of the skin. These infections can occur anywhere on the body and are characterized by itchy, raised and scaly patches of skin (often with distinct borders) that may blister and ooze.

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Athlete's foot

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the skin on the foot. Symptoms include scaling, peeling and redness of the skin between the toes. The infection may also involve the soles or sides of the feet.

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Ringworm

Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin. It is characterized by a red circular rash with clearer skin in the middle. The rash may or may not itch and can appear anywhere on the body.

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Jock itch

Jock itch is a skin infection that commonly affects the inner thighs and adjacent skin. The infection is characterized by itchy, raised and scaly patches of skin (often with distinct borders).

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Quit tobacco

UAB eMedicine can provide you with advice and, if necessary, medication to help you quit smoking. Start an eMedicine visit today to receive your personalized treatment plan and feel better, fast.

Cold, sinus infection, or sore throat

Also known as an upper respiratory infection (URI), this infection is characterized by:

  • A runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Body aches
  • Headache
  • Sneezing
  • A low fever
  • Mild fatigue
  • Facial pressure
Influenza (the flu)

Commonly called the flu, influenza is a contagious viral infection that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. Common flu symptoms include:

  • Fever over 100 F (38 C)
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Chills and sweats
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Fatigue (feeling tired)
  • Nasal congestion

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Female bladder infection (UTI)

Female urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the bladder. UTI symptoms include:

  • A frequent need to urinate
  • A burning sensation with urination
  • Bladder spasm
  • Urine that is cloudy or blood-tinged

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

Vaginal yeast infection

Vaginal yeast infections are very common and characterized by:

  • Vaginal irritation
  • Intense itchiness
  • White or gray vaginal discharge

If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an eMedicine visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster.

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