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200 Possible Causes for Cough, Metallic Taste, Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, Pleurisy

  • Adenosine

    GI: metallic taste, nausea. GU: groin pressure. Musculoskeletal: back pain, neck pain. Respiratory: chest pressure, dyspnea, shortness of breath, hyperventilation.[] Pleural adenosine deaminase activity (ADA) is a sensitive and specific test for tuberculous pleurisy.[] Gastrointestinal disorders Common - Nausea Uncommon - Metallic taste Not known - Vomiting Vascular disorders Very common - Flushing General disorders and Administration Site[] Tuberculosis can spread into the lungs and pleurae, causing symptoms such as chest pain, chronic cough, and shortness of breath.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Clarithromycin appears to cause more GI symptoms (eg, gastric upset, metallic taste) than azithromycin.[] Pneumococcal Pneumonia – “the classical symptoms” – sudden chill, fever, cough, and pleuritic pain. Sputum is red or brown “rusty color”. c.[] This report involves a 4½-year-old girl who presented to our emergency department with productive cough, shortness of breath, and left-sided chest pain with a diagnosis of[] A previously healthy 4-month-old boy presented at our emergency department with a 10-day history of fever and non-productive cough.[]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    Gynaecomastia, metallic taste in the mouth and mild alopecia have all been reported with ethionamide. These side-effects can usually be managed with reassurance alone.[] A 27-year-old homosexual male was admitted for fever, cough, and hepatitis.[] We found that coronary heart disease and pleurisy were negatively correlated with MDR-TB.[] Stigmata of TB were cough 3 weeks in 4, weight loss or a history of failing to thrive in 3, fever in 2 infants, and reported night sweats in 1.[]

  • Lung Abscess

    […] pulmonary disease (COPD) – Chronic bronchitis, emphysema Asthma Extrinsic allergic alveolitis Bronchiestasis Pneumonia Sarcoidosis Tuberculosis Lung abscess Pneumoconiosis Pleurisy[] Cough , fever with shivering , and night sweats are often present.[] Pleurisy, asthmatic, wheezing, worse least motion or walking, alternating with diarrhea with vertigo. •Leaning forward relieves chest symptoms.[] […] mixture of saliva and mucus) production with pus Putrid or sour tasting phlegm Night sweats Weight loss Coughing blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain, especially while inhaling (pleurisy[]

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  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    ICD-10-CM J15.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v 36.0): 193 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with mcc 194 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with cc 195 Simple[] The aim of this study was to clarify cough sensitivity in Mycoplasma pneumonia, which is a well known acute lower respiratory infection with persistent nonproductive cough[] Rarely, complications such as sinusitis, pleurisy, polyneuritis, myocarditis, or Stevens-Johnson syndrome may follow the pneumonia.[] Coughs with a prolonged pertussis-like picture were also presumed to be more related than other types of coughs to atypical pathogens.[]

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  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    What Are Pleurisy and Other Disorders of the Pleura?. NHLBI [On-line information]. Available online at . Accessed on 6/28/08.[] The condition occurred most frequently in middle-aged males, the most common symptom being haemoptysis, followed by cough and sputum.[] We report a case of a 47-year-old man with AIDS who presented with fever, cough and a lingular infiltrate.[] We report the case of an HIV-seropositive patient with a two-week history of fever, a productive cough, and pleuritic chest pain.[]

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  • Silicosis

    Many of them do not have the benefit of education; as individuals they are too poor to afford lawyers; they suffer from chest pains and coughs and are too weak and too sick[] The pleura (membrane covering the chest cavity) may get irritated causing pleurisy with chest pain that worsens during inspiration .[] We report a case of a 52-year-old male with a long history of silica dust exposure and progressively increasing dyspnoea for the past eight years, productive cough, fever,[] He gave a history of occasional cough with blood-stained sputum for 10 years for which no definite diagnosis was made.[]

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  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Inflammation of the lung parenchyma adjacent to a pleural surface may cause pleuritic pain.[] Symptoms of active, pulmonary TB include: A cough that lasts for more than three weeks A cough that produces green or yellow sputum (phlegm) that may also be streaked with[] Berger HW, Mejei E: Tuberculous pleurisy. Chest 1973;63:88–92. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 2.[] The first case was a 13-year-old patient who was admitted with a 2-month history of fever, weight loss, night sweats, and cough.[]

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  • Asbestosis

    Other potential complications include heart failure, collapsed lung, and pleurisy i.e., inflammation of the membrane that protects the lung.[] Immunoblastic lymphadenopathy was diagnosed in a 71-year-old white man who had weakness, with weight loss, fever, cough, and generalized lymphadenopathy.[] Pleurisy Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is inflammation of the pleura.[] Persistent, dry cough - This troublesome cough, which often makes it difficult to sleep and eat, may be accompanied by chest pain.[]

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  • Pulmonary Embolism

    It can mimic pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and a viral illness known as pleurisy.[] A 47-year-old woman with a medical history of Raynaud's phenomenon presented with fever, cough and shortness of breath.[] The pain may become worse when you breathe deeply (pleurisy), cough, eat, bend or stoop. The pain will get worse with exertion but won't go away when you rest. Cough.[] Symptoms of PE include chest pain, shortness of breath, severe cough, coughing up of blood and even sudden death.[]

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