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481 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Headache, Night Sweats

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[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]

  • 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] Symptoms include headache, vomiting, stiff neck, and other central nervous system disturbances. A spinal tap is required for a definite diagnosis of meningitis.[vfce.arizona.edu] He denied cough, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, joint/bone pain, or prior trauma to the area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Histoplasmosis

    A 21-year-old previously healthy woman presented with a three-week history of shortness of breath and dry cough.[cmaj.ca] The patients exhibited pulmonary infiltrates (83%), fever (76%), cough, constitutional symptoms (38%), headache (35%), and lymph node hypertrophy (33%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] sweats Weight loss Patients with emphysema may develop a slowly progressive form of histoplasmosis that resembles tuberculosis, except that it is not contagious.[lung.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Her symptoms started with a dry cough, which became chronic about a year after it first developed.[web.archive.org] This can cause a number of symptoms, such as abnormal heartbeats, shortness of breath, headaches, and vision problems.[web.archive.org] If you have symptoms, they may include cough shortness of breath weight loss night sweats fatigue tests to diagnose sarcoidosis include chest x-rays, lung function tests,[icd9data.com]

  • 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 a fever that has no clear cause, night sweats, fatigue , and a general ill feeling ( malaise ).[nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats .[web.archive.org]

  • Cat Scratch Fever

    […] a bad case of the flu plus the headache phase of a migraine, sometimes accompanied by abdominal pain and vomiting.[web.archive.org] Generalized headache and transient nuchal rigidity are often present.[emedicine.medscape.com] People may feel tired, have a headache, or a fever.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Symptoms include: painful throat, especially when swallowing dry scratchy throat redness in the back of the mouth bad breath mild cough swollen neck glands The symptoms are[nhs.uk] Abstract We previously found that 97% of children diagnosed with chronic tension-type headaches had meningismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include extreme tiredness, weakness, fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss.[humanillnesses.com]

  • 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] In that age group, at least a quarter of infections cause mononucleosis — a disease that features fatigue, headache, fever, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes.[mayoclinic.com] 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]

  • Tularemia

    Symptoms of tularemia include an abrupt onset of fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, joint pain, dry cough, difficulty breathing, bloody sputum and respiratory failure.[dailycamera.com] The disease is characterized by a sudden onset with high fever, headache, malaise, chills, myalgia, and arthralgia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If inhaled, symptoms can include sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, joint pain, dry cough and weakness.[nj.gov]

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