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424 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Elevated Sedimentation Rate

  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease

    Tell your doctor if you have shortness of breath or dry cough right away. Updated May 2015[arthritis.org] Patients very commonly have an elevated sedimentation rate.[hopkinsarthritis.org] dry cough [1,5] Productive sputum may be associated with bronchiectasis.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    Other symptoms can include joint swelling and pain, vaginal dryness, persistent dry cough and dry skin.[coloradoarthritis.com] After patient developed sicca syndrome with dry eyes and mouth in 2009, her rheumatoid factor titre was elevated (550 IU/mL), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, anti-Sjogrens[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough In addition to these sicca symptoms, various extraglandular manifestations may develop, including arthralgia, arthritis, myalgia, Raynaud phenomenon, pulmonary disease[symptoma.com]

  • Rare Form of Salmonellosis

    They include: dry cough nausea and vomiting diarrhea Symptoms seen in people with scrub typhus include: swollen lymph nodes tiredness red lesion or sore on the skin at the[healthline.com] Complete blood count in patients with typhoid fever may show anemia with elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP), low platelet and lymphocyte[symptoma.com] Liver enzymes and serum bilirubin levels may be elevated.[symptoma.com]

  • Typhus

    Fever of 7 days (n   75, 83.3 %), myalgia (n   56, 62.2 %), pain abdomen (n   24, 26.7 %), headache (n   24, 26.7 %), nausea/vomiting (n   21, 23.3 %), dry cough (n   21,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A tetrad of reported laboratory abnormalities consisting of elevated liver enzymes, lactate dehydrogenase, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and hypoalbuminemia was detected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough arthralgia myalgia nausea vomiting Physical exam hypotension fever photophobia early rash light rose color and blanches under pressure late rash dull red that does[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia

    Dyspnea was the most common symptom, followed by dry cough and fever. Crackles was the most common physical finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results are often non-specific and include leukocytosis and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).[symptoma.com] A 74-year-old female non-smoker presented with a 2-week history of dry cough followed by dyspnea and a fever.[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

    A 34 year old sawmill maintenance engineer developed a dry cough that was associated with widespread wheezes and crackles in his lungs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other abnormal laboratory findings during acute and subacute courses include leukocytosis, neutrophilia, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and increased levels of quantitative[occup-med.biomedcentral.com] cough SOB dyspnoea crackles coarse end inspiratory upper zones weight loss exertional dyspnoea type 1 resp failure cor pulmonale steroid and antigen avoidance[brainscape.com]

  • Sarcoidosis

    In most cases, sarcoidosis is revealed by persistent dry cough, eye or skin manifestations, peripheral lymph nodes, fatigue, weight loss, fever or night sweats, and erythema[orpha.net] (especially the erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR ).[lecturio.com] The acute course is marked by the presence of fever, arthralgia (painful joints), night sweats, acute arthritis, erythema nodosum (inflammation under the skin), dry cough,[ims.uniklinik-freiburg.de]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Other common symptoms include: Lungs - breathlessness, wheeze, dry cough or coughing up blood Skin - rashes, ulcers, and necrosis (death of tissue) Eyes - red (blood shot)[vasculitis.org.uk] Laboratory testing is significant for an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein, and a creatinine of 2.5 mg/dL (his creatinine is normally 0.9 mg/dL).[medbullets.com] A normocytic anemia, leukocytosis, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, positive rheumatoid factor and ANCA (specifically PR3-ANCA) are often shown on serology.[jacpjournal.org]

  • Mediastinal Abscess

    This study reports a case of a young male with fever, dry cough, reduced appetite and weight loss for one month presenting radiologically as a mediastinal mass.[eurekaselect.com] Blood tests showed an elevated white blood cell count (WBC: 28.3 10 9 /L), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR: 55 mm/h) and C-reactive protein (CRP: 30.49 mg/dL).[jtd.amegroups.com] We report the case of a 14-year-old boy, who presented with dry cough and progressively increasing breathlessness, and was found to have a cystic lesion in the posterior mediastinum[lungindia.com]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    Although dry cough was observed in all patients during Mycoplasma pneumonia, cough sensitivity in the acute phase [capsaicin: 19.8 (GSEM, 0.214) microM, tartaric acid: 0.26[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate.[scielo.br] A dry cough is the most common sign of infection.[healthline.com]

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