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4,984 Possible Causes for Chills, Cough, Fever, Leukocytosis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Chills iStock/George Clerk Patients with pneumonia often report teeth-chattering chills that cannot be remedied.[rd.com] This paper discusses the mechanism of cough in man and describes some clinical investigations on the effects of codeine on cough associated with URTI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] transplant complicated by recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, presented nearly 2 years after transplantation with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chills Chills are uncommon with a cold. 60% of people who have the flu experience chills. No chills. Tiredness Tiredness is fairly mild with a cold.[fauquierent.net]

  • Influenza

    Signs that influenza is getting worse include fever, shaking chills, and shortness of breath.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Simple acts such as coughing, sneezing and even laughing can transmit the infection.[symptoma.com] Each of these viruses is capable of causing nonspecific febrile illnesses, classic dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever (Gubler 1998).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 39-year-old woman received a seasonal influenza vaccine in November 2015 and subsequently experienced malaise, low-grade fever, and chest discomfort.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    The onset of illness can be abrupt, but often will appear gradually over several days, with chills, sweats and loss of appetite. How is it spread?[hnhu.org] Leukocytosis is a common feature of infectious mononucleosis and absence of this should suggest an alternative diagnosis.[symptoma.com] We report the case of a 39-year-old man with pulmonary LYG who presented to a hospital after experiencing three months of fever, weight loss, dry cough and exertional dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You don't usually get glandular fever more than once.[nhs.uk]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] renal failure who was admitted to the urology clinic of a university hospital in Kirsehir, Turkey, with the complaints of urinary tract infection (UTI) including fever, chills[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we report a case of a 52-year-old male patient who underwent renal transplant 1 month earlier and who presented with fever, leukocytosis, and leukocyturia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As cold and flu season approaches you will inevitably be exposed to a coworker who shouldn’t be at work (their cough or runny nose will tell you so).[goodrx.com] Enteric fever caused by Salmonella Typhi is a global public health problem.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Empyema is potentially more serious and presents as the persistence of fever and leukocytosis after 4-5 days of appropriate antibiotic therapy.[patient.info] The most common symptoms of pneumonia are: Cough (with some pneumonias you may cough up greenish or yellow mucus, or even bloody mucus) Fever, which may be mild or high Shaking[lung.org] Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) was first reported in China in 2011.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    […] the lungs typically include: • A bad cough lasting more than two weeks • Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep in the lungs) • Chest pain, fever, fatigue/weakness, chills[giantmicrobes.com] It may also cause leukocytosis and anemia, however, the findings are nonspecific.[symptoma.com] Tuberculosis (TB), especially extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB), is an important cause of fever of unknown origin (FUO) in TB-burdened areas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include coughing up blood, fatigue, fever, night sweats, chills and loss of appetite.[recordnet.com]

  • Appendicitis

    Since appendicitis is an infection in the body, fever and chills may develop. The fever may increase to 100 or 101 degrees F.[livestrong.com] Blood test results revealed leukocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A previously healthy 5-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with a history of tactile fevers, cough, congestion, decreased appetite, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis of incomplete and atypical Kawasaki disease (KD) in infants is also a challenging aspect and there is no gold standard for this diagnosis and sometimes fever is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polymer Fume Fever

    Signs and symptoms start several hours after exposure, most common being a flu-like illness with fever, chills, a sore throat, weakness, and dyspnea in severe cases.[symptoma.com] A 29-year-old Japanese man presented with fever, dyspnoea and non-productive cough after massive inhalation of evaporant from a polytetrafluoroethylene-coated cooking pan.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inhalational Exposure to Polymer Fumes Possibly cytokine-mediated Diagnosis CXR/Chest CT : usually normal (if infiltrates are present, should suggest alternative diagnosis) CBC : leukocytosis[mdnxs.com] Inhalation of fluoropolymer pyrolysis products causes a self-limited illness termed polymer fume fever; symptoms include fever, chills, myalgias and non-productive cough,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    A 32-year-old black man from rural southeastern Texas had headache, fever, chills, bronchopneumonia, and an atypical rash, complicated by hypotension, lethargy, confusion,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities, particularly leukocytosis, were the rule in those patients who underwent lumbar puncture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Measles typically occurs in the winter to spring and has associated symptoms of cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, and Koplik spots.[visualdx.com] Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Mediterranean spotted fever are rickettsial infections primarily of endothelial cells that normally have a potent anticoagulant function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Relapsing Fever

    We discuss the case of a 44-year-old male residing in the San Juan Mountains of Western Colorado who presented with fever, myalgia, vomiting, and "violent chills" to an emergency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The complete blood count showed a white blood cell count of 12.5 10E9/L (mild leukocytosis with left shift), thrombocytopenia (32 000/µL), normal electrolytes, and an elevated[bloodjournal.org] The fever attacks last from several hours to 4 days, and are accompanied by chills, headache, nausea and vomiting, sweating, abdominal pain, arthralgia, and cough; complications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] See also [ edit ] Lyme disease Typhus Continuous fever Intermittent fever Remittent fever References [ edit ] Schwan T (1996).[en.wikipedia.org]

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