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1,241 Possible Causes for Chills, Dry Cough

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Chills iStock/George Clerk Patients with pneumonia often report teeth-chattering chills that cannot be remedied.[rd.com] Subjects with dry cough (n 14) had lower C5 values during infection than both baseline and recovery, and lower C2 values during infection than recovery; in these subjects,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough.[time-to-run.com]

  • Influenza

    Signs that influenza is getting worse include fever, shaking chills, and shortness of breath.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Influenza symptoms often begin suddenly, with fever, headache, tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, nasal congestion and body aches.[dhs.wisconsin.gov] 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.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of dry cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chills iStock/George Clerk Patients with pneumonia often report teeth-chattering chills that cannot be remedied.[rd.com]

  • 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] […] glands in the back of the neck, groin, and armpit Fatigue In addition to these classic symptoms, some children may also have one or more of the following signs and symptoms: Chills[healthychildren.org]

  • 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] We hereby report a case of a very rare presentation of tuberculosis (TB) in a patient who presented with a dry cough and significant weight loss for 3 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include coughing up blood, fatigue, fever, night sweats, chills and loss of appetite.[recordnet.com]

  • Insect Bite

    In addition to the classic bull’s-eye rash of Lyme disease, tick-borne illnesses can cause chills, fever, fatigue, headaches, and muscle or joint pain.[consumerreports.org] Description For those allergic to bites and stings, their skin breaks out in hives, the eyes itch, the chest and throat feel constricted, a dry cough comes on, and there is[healthcentral.com] The bite may also lead to nausea, vomiting, chills, fever, headache, and muscle aches.[kidshealth.org]

  • Sinusitis

    Fever and chills also can occur, but their presence may suggest that the infection has spread beyond the sinuses. Often the pain is more severe in acute sinusitis.[merckmanuals.com] McKenna says young babies and toddlers who have that tight, dry cough during the day should see a doctor. Dr. Mahaffey and Dr.[wkow.com] cough and find it hard to sleep.[kidshealth.org]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Systemic Sometimes there can be a slight fever and chills, as in flu like symptoms.[symptoma.com] The patient presented with a dry cough of five days duration. C pneumoniae was identified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a nasopharyngeal swab collected on day 5.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical signs (e.g. coughing, itchy throat, dry cough without phlegm, little sputum) of the two groups obviously decreased, and the difference was statistically significant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Yes Shaking chills or heavy sweating No Shaking chills or heavy sweating Is your diabetes getting out of control because you are sick?[northshore.org] It starts suddenly, with a high temperature, a sore throat or a dry cough, as well as sore muscles and joints, and back pain or a headache.[montavit.com] These include: Congested or runny nose Dry cough Low-grade fever Sore throat Mild headache In severe cases Respiratory syncytial virus infection can spread to the lower respiratory[mayoclinic.org]

  • Psittacosis

    Headache (96% of patients), chills (93% of patients), and fever (89% of patients) were the most common symptoms; a nonproductive cough occurred in 65% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Psittacosis was a well-defined illness that was characterized by an abrupt onset of fever, rigors, sweats, and prominent headache, and a mild dry cough which appeared late[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main symptoms are intense headache, chills and fever and an irritating non-productive cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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