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5,305 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] White blood cell count: Leukocytosis is very common with counts more than 10,000 per cubic millimeter and a predominance of polymorphs and immature neutrophils.[symptoma.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] Seek medical attention when you have a fever that is greater than 100.4 F or 38 C, fever unresponsive to fever reducer, fever present for more than two to three days, or a[campushealth.unc.edu]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Common symptoms are mild throat inflammation, malaise, anorexia, and chills. Both sexes equally affected.[whonamedit.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] Glandular fever mostly affects teenagers and young adults.[nhs.uk] 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]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Common symptoms of pneumococcal pneumonia include fever and chills, cough, hyperventilation, difficulty breathing and chest pain.[symptoma.com] As in other studies male sex, alcoholism and absence of leukocytosis on admission to hospital were all associated with a higher mortality rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] X-ray, blood culture, FBC, gram stain of sputum, sputum culture and sensitivity• Common findings: X-ray may show pneumonic consolidation, infiltrates, or pleural effusion; leukocytosis[slideshare.net] Other side effects include: fatigue muscle pain joint pain chills headache vomiting decreased appetite rash fever PREVNAR 13 should not be given to anyone with a severe allergic[adult.prevnar13.com]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    This results in the fever, chills, and fatigue common in bacterial and fungal pneumonia.[en.wikipedia.org] Infection Fever, chills, Malaise Leukocytosis with left shift 2. Respiratory tract irritation Cough of Purulent sputum Hemoptysis 3.[quizlet.com] Stay home until your fever goes down and you aren’t coughing anything out.[webmd.com] Older adults may also be less likely to have a fever. Symptoms in children Pneumonia can be particularly dangerous for infants, children, and toddlers.[healthline.com]

  • Influenza

    They may include body or muscle aches chills cough fever headache sore throat is it a cold or the flu? colds rarely cause a fever or headaches.[icd9data.com] Individuals with influenza were more likely to have cough (93% vs 80%), fever (68% vs 40%), cough and fever together (64% vs 33%), and/or nasal congestion (91% vs 81%) than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Miller, Acute Fever and Petechial Rash Associated with Influenza A Virus Infection, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 29, Issue 2, 15 July 1999, Pages 453–454, Download[doi.org] Individuals with influenza were more likely to have cough (93% vs 80%), fever (68% vs 40%), cough and fever together (64% vs 33%), and/or nasal congestion (91% vs 81%) than[doi.org]

  • 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] 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] Leukocytosis and slight hypoxemia were… CONTINUE READING[semanticscholar.org] (see Cough, [[Cough]]) Fever (see Fever, [[Fever]]) Flu-Like Syndrome Malaise Chills Myalgia Treatment Self-Limited : usually spontaneously resolves within 12-48 hrs References[mdnxs.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    A 56-year-old Caucasian lady presented with a short history of pleuritic chest pain on the background of a 2-month history of fever, chills, 10-kg weight loss and cough with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical data showed significantly higher incidences in the lung abscess group of pre-operative leukocytosis, need for an intensive care unit stay and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cough, fever with shivering, and night sweats are often present.[en.wikipedia.org] A 59 year old man presented to our hospital with a 1 month history of cough and low grade fever progressing to high grade fever for 1 week.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Abstract A 72-year-old man with end-stage renal disease and who was on dialysis was admitted with fever and chills.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE PRESENTATION: A 57-year-old white man presented with bilateral large leg ulcers, fever, and marked leukocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] involvement is very uncommon - only about 0.01-2% of all cases.4,5 In most cases, the cysts develop asymptomatically, but heart cysts could manifest with chest pain, dyspnea, cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fever f) Relapsing fever Different fever patterns observed in Plasmodium infections.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Atypical Pneumonia

    There is sudden onset of fever, chills, pleuritic chest pain and productive cough.[lungindia.com] Clinicians should continue to consider chest radiography in young highly febrile children with leukocytosis and no other identified source of infection.[doi.org] Children and adults who are infected often show symptoms resembling those of a cold or flu, such as coughing, sneezing, and a mild fever.[my.clevelandclinic.org] The differential diagnoses were pulmonary TB and dengue fever.[omicsonline.org]

  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

    Symptoms appear relatively suddenly and include: Fever Chills Fatigue Breathlessness Chest tightness Cough If the person is removed from the antigen exposure, the symptoms[ucsfhealth.org] Bronchoalveolar lavage: Bronchoalveolar lavage shows leukocytosis (neutrophilia) in the alveoli and small airways in the acute course followed by an influx of mononuclear[occup-med.biomedcentral.com] A case of hot tub lung in a 48-year-old woman with dyspnea and dry cough.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] pulmonary or flu-like illnesses with fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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