cold symptoms

When you’re sick, full-body aches can take a toll. But while your body’s fighting illness, these home remedies will reduce your discomfort.

By uclahealth • May 3, 2022

Dear Doctors: My husband caught a cold this summer, and he swears the readings from his fitness tracker a few days before warned him that he was about to be sick. Do you think that’s really possible? Dear Reader: Your husband’s observations about how changes in the data from his fitness [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 30, 2020

Dear Doctor: Why are people making a big deal out of the fact that you can lose your sense of smell and taste when you get sick with COVID-19? The same thing happens to me when I’ve got a plain old cold. Dear Reader: Many of us who have slogged through [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 21, 2020

Understanding symptoms and what they mean

By uclahealth • September 10, 2020

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

Symptoms Allergy (Airborne) Cold Stuffy or runny nose Often Often Sneezing Often Often Wheezing Sometimes Rarely, never Itchy eyes Often Rarely, never Fever Never Often Aches and pains Never Sometimes Weakness and fatigue [...]

By uclahealth • March 6, 2016

Definition Viral infection of the nose and throat Symptoms Runny or congested nose The nasal discharge may be clear, cloudy, yellow or green Usually associated with fever A sore throat often is the first symptom Sometimes associated with a cough, hoarse [...]

By uclahealth • March 3, 2016