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658 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Headache, Night Sweats

  • Pneumonia

    A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of dry cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The initial symptoms of viral pneumonia are the same as influenza symptoms: fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle pain, and weakness.[lung.org] A young female vaper presented with insidious onset cough, progressive dyspnoea on exertion, fever, night sweats and was in respiratory failure when admitted to hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    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] Common symptoms include: fever swollen lymph glands in the neck, armpits and groin extreme fatigue sore throat, which can make swallowing difficult swollen spleen or liver headache[childrenshospital.org] Other symptoms of mono are fatigue, decreased appetite, myalgias (body aches), rash, headache, swollen tonsils, enlarged spleen, enlarged liver and even night sweats.[mydrnow.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    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] Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] A 74-year-old male with SLE visited the hospital with dry cough. In family history, his son was treated for pulmonary TB 9 years previously.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Positional headache is the most important feature that distinguishes the two diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other early symptoms include fever, night sweats, fatigue and a general ill feeling (malaise).[arthritis.org]

  • 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] […] feeling short of breath skin – tender reddish bumps, rash or sores eyes – blurred vision, pain, severe redness or sensitivity to light heart – abnormal heartbeat brain – headaches[healthdirect.gov.au] 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]

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    We describe the case of a previously healthy man presenting to a Dublin hospital with fever, dry cough and chest pain, following a visit to the western USA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infection can lead to meningitis, including headache, fever, and altered mental states.[hiv.va.gov] He denied cough, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, joint/bone pain, or prior trauma to the area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brucellosis

    This patient presented with paroxysmal, pertussis-like dry cough.[academic.oup.com] The patient also suffered from headache, partial seizures, changes of personality and static tremor of both upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient described fever, night sweats, widespread muscle pain and fatigue that had been going on for the last six days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans

    A 61-year-old female presented with a dry cough and fever 4 months after tangential radiation therapy (RT) following conserving surgery for breast cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can also cause nausea, vomiting, headache, drowsiness, delirium and hallucinations in high concentrations.[nationaljewish.org] People with obliterative bronchiolitis suffer from shortness of breath, wheezing, fatigue and night sweats, among other symptoms.[remedydaily.com]

  • Q Fever

    Pneumonia is a common feature with dry cough, vague chest discomfort and shortness of breath. In rare cases, it may become fulminant with progression to ARDs.[symptoma.com] The most frequent clinical manifestation of acute form is a self-limited febrile illness which is associated with severe headache, muscle ache, arthralgia and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] sweats, chills, fatigue, and unintended weight loss.[rarediseases.org]

  • 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 19-year-old man had an unexplained fever, dizziness, headache, fatigue, and pain in the scrotum. An FDG PET/CT imaging was acquired to assess fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient 2 In January 2016, a 40-year-old construction worker had sudden onset of high fever, chills, night sweats, headaches, myalgia, retro-orbital pain, and photophobia.[nejm.org]

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