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903 Possible Causes for Ascites, Dry Cough

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 66-year-old woman with a history of myocardial infarction 2 months prior presented to our respiratory department with several days of dry cough and night sweats.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cough Most commonly a dry cough (without phlegm) More severe heart failure can cause a wet cough-coughing up pink, frothy fluid.[northshore.org]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    A 30-year-old lady presented with fever, dry cough and weight loss for the preceding five months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of an 18-year-old man, who presented with fever and was found to have pallor, generalised lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, ascites and pedal oedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 16 years old female who presented with 6 months history of dry cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea, dysphagia and dysphonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Venous congestion and ascites-induced increased intra-abdominal pressure are essential regarding recurrent hospitalization, morbidity and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough, sometimes with blood Blue lips or fingers Who’s More Likely to Have It?[webmd.com] cough Raynaud’s phenomenon (chalky white or dusky blue fingers that may be painful and can sometimes be provoked by the cold) In advanced stages of pulmonary hypertension[phassociation.org]

  • Hookworm Infection

    When the larvae are in the lungs, there may be a dry cough and a mild fever. When the larvae burrow into the skin, there may be mild itching and a rash.[humanillnesses.com] […] result from hookworm infection include: Iron deficiency anemia, caused by loss of blood Nutritional deficiencies Severe protein loss with fluid buildup in the abdomen ( ascites[nlm.nih.gov] Within 1 to 2-weeks, pulmonary symptoms may develop which are usually mild and transient, consisting of a dry cough, sore throat, asthmatic wheezing and slight fever.[isradiology.org]

  • Pericarditis

    Signs and symptoms of predominantly right heart failure were present with jugular venous distention, edema and ascites in 89%, 89% and 62% of the cases, respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough,loss of appetite,loss of weight Tuberculosis can give rise to pericarditis with the spread of the organism History of tuberculosis/ chronic dry cough,loss of appetite[medicaljoyworks.com] […] that mimic heart failure may develop, including shortness of breath and edema (accumulation of fluid in the legs and abdomen), swelling in the abdomen because of fluid (ascites[healthcentral.com]

  • Heart Failure

    A 50-year-old female patient presented at the clinic with the complaint of dyspnea and abdominal distention due to ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cough Most commonly a dry cough (without phlegm) More severe heart failure can cause a wet cough-coughing up pink, frothy fluid.[northshore.org] . • Most common side effect is an irritating dry cough.[consumerreports.org]

  • Food Allergy

    cough Odd taste in mouth Severe symptoms may include one or more of the following Swelling of the lips, tongue, and/or throat that blocks breathing Trouble swallowing Shortness[foodallergy.org] Redness of the skin, particularly around the mouth or eyes Itchy mouth or ear canal Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Stomach pain Nasal congestion or a runny nose Sneezing Slight, dry[foodallergy.org]

  • Influenza

    Precautions over inhibitors were not necessary because little or no inhibitor activity was detected in mouse ascitic fluid.[doi.org] The dry cough and fatigue of influenza can last two to three weeks. Signs that influenza is getting worse include fever, shaking chills, and shortness of breath.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Hoarse, dry or sore throat, cough and possible mild chest discomfort become more noticeable. You may feel tired or flat. Day 8: Symptoms decrease.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presents at the emergency room with dry cough, which he had for a month and then became associated with yellowish, bitter-tasting "fluid" expectoration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient may have a mild, dry cough and a fever. This infection is prevented with sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim, Septra).[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Image: Toxoplasma gondii in mouse ascitic fluid. Smear. (Credit: DPDx )[cdc.gov] If toxoplasmosis affects the lungs, there can be shortness of breath, fever, a dry cough, coughing up of blood and, eventually, respiratory failure.[drugs.com] There may be ventriculomegaly, CNS calcifications, placental changes, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, ascites and pericardial or pleural effusion [ 3 ] .[patient.info]

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