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6,877 Possible Causes for Chills, Cough, Fever, Weight Loss

  • 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] 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] Headaches Muscle aches Unusual fatigue, such as the need for 12 to 16 hours of sleep daily These symptoms are followed very shortly by: Sore throat Enlarged lymph nodes Chills[drugs.com]

  • 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] A 50 year male presented with acute onset jaundice, significant weight loss and elevated liver enzymes with clinico-radiological suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats.[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]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A more insidious form of hypersensitivity pneumonia is associated with persistent malaise, fever, weight loss, and cough.[britannica.com] 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]

  • Pharyngitis

    In addition to a sore, dry, or scratchy throat , a cold or flu may cause: sneezing runny nose headache cough fatigue body aches chills fever (a low-grade fever with a cold[healthline.com] In more severe cases, there may be weight loss or slow weight gain.[emedmd.com] The authors present the case of an 11-year-old boy with pharyngitis, treated with amoxicillin, that worsened on day 7, with cough, high fever and refusal to eat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Symptoms may include: In babies: Fever Abdominal pain Abdominal fullness Foul-smelling urine Poor growth Weight loss or failure to gain weight Irritability Vomiting Poor feeding[stanfordchildrens.org] 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]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Systemic Sometimes there can be a slight fever and chills, as in flu like symptoms.[symptoma.com] May see hemoptysis and/or systemic signs such as weight loss or poor appetite. CT of chest or chest radiograph may detect lesion. Bronchoscopy may find bronchial lesion.[online.epocrates.com] There are no clearly effective treatments for the cough of acute bronchitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss You’ll also want to call your doctor if you have a cough and you have: A foul-tasting fluid in your mouth (could be reflux) Fever over 100.4 F Wheezing or shortness[webmd.com]

  • Brucellosis

    The patients with this disease are typically present with chills, fever, asthenia and sweating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All patients presented with fever and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to humans by ixoid tick bites, contact with blood and tissue of infected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When fever breaks, the patient may experience cold sweats and chills. After a few hours, fever spikes again. The associating symptoms may or may not persist.[symptoma.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] 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] Symptoms of Lung Abscess Fever and chills Being sick for several weeks or months Rapid heart rate Profuse sweating General feeling of poor health Loss of appetite and weight[healthcommunities.com]

  • Otitis Media

    A previously healthy 77-year-old Japanese man presented with a 2-week history of daily fevers peaking at 38 C, chills, hearing loss, and almost 10 kg of unintentional weight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Preventing whooping cough Whooping cough can be prevented by vaccination.[nps.org.au] We describe the youngest case to date of a 2 year old child who developed central skull base osteomyelitis (SBO) initially presenting with a fever, vomiting and sore throat[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They may be asymptomatic or may present with only non-specific manifestations such as irritability, fever, diarrhea, vomiting; or they may pull at their ears.[symptoma.com]

  • Blastomycosis

    In cases, when it does, the following signs are evident in individuals affected with blastomycosis: Fever accompanied by chills Myalgia Cough Chest pain Joint pain Undue fatigue[symptoma.com] loss, night sweats, hemoptysis, and a lung mass suggesting tuberculosis or carcinoma of the lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was no history of pulmonary disease, in particular fever, coughing, or hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 25-year-old Hispanic woman presented with fever, sweats, neck pain, and an enlarging neck mass with purulent discharge after sustaining a C6 vertebral body fracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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