Sometimes you can treat common health concerns with self care, but sometimes you need medical help. So how do you know the difference?
Self-Care Resources for Common Illnesses
Check out these resources from the American Institute for Preventive Medicine that are designed to help you evaluate your symptoms and advise about non-prescription medications that may be available over the counter at the Campus Health Pharmacy or another local retailer.
Respiratory Illnesses and Symptoms
Abdominal and Urinary Illnesses and Symptoms
- Abdominal Pain
- Food Poisoning
- Is it food poisoning or a virus?
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Ear, Nose and Throat Illnesses and Symptoms
- Athlete's foot
- Corns and calluses
- Dry skin
- Ingrown toenails
- Insect stings
Nurse Advice Line
Not sure about a symptom? Seek help via our Nurse Advice Line. The nurses can advise you on self-care measures and/or whether you need to seek medical attention.
Need an appointment?
Schedule an appointment by calling 504-865-5255 or online via the Patient Portal.