Dr. Mark Pundt, Author at ConvenientMD

Flu Season is Here

It’s that time of the year again—flu season has officially arrived in New England. There are ways to reduce the chances of you and your family from getting the flu this winter including washing your hands regularly, cleaning communal surfaces and avoiding those who are sick. If however you do end up feeling ill, it helps to be able to identify whether or not the flu is causing your symptoms—here’s what you need to know.


2019-2020 Influenza Season: Should I Get the Flu Shot?

Urgent Care NH MA Maine Flu Shot

The days of warm weather in New England are coming to an end. The leaves will soon be turning, the temperatures are dropping, and the stuffy noses and chapped lips are coming. It’s important to protect yourself and your family against the flu, and getting the flu shot is the best way to do so. Here is everything you need to know about how the flu shot works, why it’s so important, and who should get it.


The Dangers of Dehydration

In the hot months of summer, dehydration is one of the common ailments we see at ConvenientMD. Many people don’t realize just how dangerous it can be if left untreated. If you are a parent, due to long days at summer camp or pushing through tryouts for the fall season in the heat, it’s important to know what to look out for and how to prevent dehydration. Here’s what you need to know about dehydration in order to keep you and your kids feeling your best through the rest of the summer.


Sports, School & Camp Physicals: Dr. Pundt Answers All of Your Questions!

In the blink of an eye, it’s August. Kids throughout New England are preparing to return to school, and parents are creating checklists to ensure nothing falls through the cracks before sending their children off on their first day. One back to school necessity that is often overlooked is a child’s physical exam. Getting a physical before heading back for Read More >


Identifying and Treating Poison Ivy

When it comes to allergic reactions and rash, the poison ivy plant is among the most common culprits found in nature. Coming into contact with the plant’s oily resin can lead to a mild, moderate or severe rash. The symptoms of a poison ivy rash can be itchy and annoying to deal with.