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492 Possible Causes for Cough, Hallucinations, Pulmonary Edema

  • Heart Failure

    Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[medicalcriteria.com] A 23-month-old girl visited the emergency department with high fever, cough, first wheezing episode, chest retraction and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Videos of heart failure ‎ (111 F) X-rays of heart failure ‎ (5 F) D Dilated cardiomyopathy ‎ (4 C, 18 F) P Pulmonary edema ‎ (4 C, 7 F) S Signs and symptoms of heart failure[commons.wikimedia.org]

  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    There are several clinical entities: upper airway obstruction, bronchospasm, consolidation, pulmonary edema, ARDS, and late pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exposure to heated steam Fires involving volatile solvents Corrosive ingestion Laryngeal surgery (using a laser) Clinical features of airway burns Stridor, hoarseness, or cough[derangedphysiology.com] Lung vascular permeability is increased, promoting pulmonary edema.[totalburncare.com]

  • Organophosphate Poisoning

    Hemodynamic measurements substantiated the evidence of non cardiogenic pulmonary edema, while renal indices the presence of acute tubular necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inhalation Eye contact• Cough • Irritation• Difficulty in breathing • Pain• Bronchitis • Lacrimation• Pneumonia • Miosis • Blurring vision • Photophobia 6.[slideshare.net] Pulmonary edema developed in six patients with organophosphte poisoning. Three children required mechanical ventilation for several hours.[journals.lww.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The damaged immune system cannot fight against the disease, which can cause intense chest pain, fever, painful coughing and even death.[searidgealcoholrehab.com] The strange pathological conditions resulting from chronic alcoholism give rise to other fearful hallucinations.[thesaurus.com] To call a "heavy drinker" a "chronic alcoholic" without absolute proof of his brain chemistry is as erroneous as to call every underweight young woman with a cough "tubercular[eskimo.com]

  • Crack Lung

    edema (11) eosinophilic lung disease (12) interstitial pneumonitis (13) persistent abnormalities in gas exchange and pulmonary function (14) acute lung injury Risk factors[meducator3.net] About a year ago I started coughing up black phlegm, it's dark,not brown or red but black in clear phlegm.[medhelp.org] Other crack effects include : Contracted blood vessels Dilated pupils Nausea Hyperstimulation Tactile hallucination Intense euphoria Anxiety and depression Convulsions and[pathwaytohope.net]

  • Crack Ingestion

    edema, pneumomediastinum/pneumothorax (indirectly), crack lung Respiratory arrest Metabolic and Other Hyperthermia Rhabdomyolysis Tetanus Decontamination Decontamination[calsprogram.org] Signs of crack use include: Secretive behavior Unexplained spending of cash Weight loss Burns on the hands or mouth, cracked or blistered lips Breathing problems, coughing[healthyplace.com] There may be hallucinations and confusion. The person may think there are bugs crawling on his skin. They may pick and scratch at their skin.[narconon.org]

  • Inhalation of Noxious Gases

    edema, and hemorrhagic pneumonitis while spontaneous healing and recovery occurs, because no specific therapy is available for direct chemical pulmonary injury.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exposure to chloramine gases can cause the following symptoms: Coughing. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Watery eyes. Chest pain. Irritation to the throat, nose, and eyes.[doh.wa.gov] According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it’s similar to the feeling caused by drinking alcohol or taking sedatives, along with lightheadedness and hallucinations[healthline.com]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    […] capillary wedge pressure (this reduces pulmonary congestion and edema); heart rate changes very little.[cvpharmacology.com] (6.7%) 2(2.2%) 2 (7.6%) Headache 4 (3.8%) 2(2.2%) 1 (3.8%) Confusion 16 (15.5%) 0(0%) 0 (0%) Visual Changes 1(0.97%) 0(0%) 1 (3.8%) Palpitation 6(5.8%) 3(3.4%) 7 (26.9%) Cough[omicsonline.org] Symptoms of digitalis toxicity that affect the central nervous system include: drowsiness, lethargy, fatigue, neuralgia, headache, dizziness, seizures, hallucinations, confusion[symptoma.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Our differential included an etiology causing pulmonary edema versus a less likely pulmonary hemorrhage or atypical infection.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] Abstract A 22-year-old man with a history of cocaine abuse from 2003 to 2005 developed recurrent bleeding of the nasal septum and a progressive cough and dyspnoea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] loss Lacking the need for sleep Seizures Elevated body temperature Cognitive symptoms : Ability to hyperfocus Heightened startle response Intensified alertness Psychosis Hallucinations[sonorabehavioral.com]

  • Cough

    Left-sided heart failure not only results in a cough with acute pulmonary edema but also may be a cause of a chronic nocturnal cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upper airway cough syndrome Because upper airway cough syndrome (UACS) is the most common cause of chronic cough, it should be treated first.[emedicine.com] […] made this recommendation because it feels there is a potential risk that these medicines could cause unpleasant side effects, such as allergic reactions, sleep problems or hallucinations[hse.ie]

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