Items Tagged ‘stiff neck’

October 4, 2017

A quick fix

By Nana Nana

Every step of the way was very reassuring. Dr. Yeh is such a positive warm person. He looks at you deeply rather than superficially. The nurse practitioner was very warm and reassuring. I was given options and told the choice was up to me. Surgery or to just watch it. I chose surgery. I was […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinology, joint pain, nurse practitioner, pain meds, patient stories, sore throat, stiff neck, surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center


Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

December 21, 2016

Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I don’t feel so good,” your child groans. You put a hand to your child’s forehead, and sure enough, it’s warm to the touch. Fever strikes again! A fever is not an illness itself – it is actually a sign that the body is fighting off an infection. And while fevers may cause your child […]

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Tags: body temperature, children fever, Dr. Carlos Turner, fever, fevers, illness, irregular breathing, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, pediatrician, seizure, stiff neck, thermometers