viral infection

Labyrinthitis occurs when inflammation or swelling of the inner ear causes difficulties with balance

By Ask the Doctors • August 6, 2021

Dr. Paul Krogstad, MD expounds on differences between viral and bacterial infections

By uclahealth • December 20, 2020
Dear Doctor: My daughter’s school recently sent home a flyer about potential exposure to hand-foot-and-mouth disease. How worried should I be? Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) is very common. It occurs most often in infants and children less than 7 years of age [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 3, 2018
Before you reach for an over-the-counter (OCT) pain reliever to treat your headache or sore back, review your options. While these drugs are generally safe, they also have a number of side effects. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory inhibitors (NSAIDs) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory inhibitors, such as ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen, relieve pain and [...]
By uclahealth • May 11, 2017