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2,130 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Hoarseness, Loss of Appetite, Weight Loss

  • Carcinoma of the Lung

    CASE REPORT Here, we present a case of sarcomatoid carcinoma in a 63-year-old HIV-positive Hispanic male who presented with back pain, dry cough, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its typical characteristic in elderly patients is a short duration of symptoms with substantial weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cancer of the trachea—dry cough, hoarseness, breathlessness, difficulty swallowing Cancer of the larynx (at the top of the trachea)—hoarseness, voice changes, sore throat[publichealth.va.gov] […] of appetite or weight loss Fatigue Doctors diagnose lung cancer using a physical exam, imaging, and lab tests.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    cough Raynaud’s phenomenon (chalky white or dusky blue fingers that may be painful and can sometimes be provoked by the cold) In advanced stages of pulmonary hypertension[phassociation.org] Weight loss and hemodynamic improvements correlated with reduction of insulin resistance, HDL, LDL, and free fatty acids.[care.diabetesjournals.org] Cough, hemoptysis, and hoarseness are less common symptoms. Women are more likely to be symptomatic than men.[emedicine.medscape.com] Affected individuals may also have a cough, sometimes with blood (hemoptysis), an enlarged heart and liver, low blood pressure (hypotension), and hoarseness due to compression[rarediseases.org]

  • 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] A previously healthy 21-year-old man presented with an 8-month history of weight loss, lethargy and dysuria unresponsive to empiric antibiotics and paraurethral drainage of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the following 2 months, he gradually developed hoarseness and diplopia at the left and lower fields of vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include nosebleeds, sinus pain, ear infections, a constantly runny nose, achy joints, skin sores, fever, weakness and loss of appetite.[sharecare.com]

  • Influenza

    The dry cough and fatigue of influenza can last two to three weeks. Signs that influenza is getting worse include fever, shaking chills, and shortness of breath.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Infection with a high virus dose (2,000 PFU) led to markedly increased mortality in IL-1R1 / mice (Fig. 1B ), which was not associated with increased weight loss (Fig. 1C[doi.org] Signs of serious allergic reaction can include breathing problems, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, a fast heartbeat, or dizziness.[web.archive.org] Hoarse, dry or sore throat, cough and possible mild chest discomfort become more noticeable. You may feel tired or flat. Day 8: Symptoms decrease.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    More general symptoms include dry cough, fatigue, night sweats and weight loss.[mesotheliomaweb.org] […] the Flu Learn More Nutrition & Weight Loss Junk Food: Will Higher Taxes Break Our Addiction?[slidellmemorial.org] […] pleural mesothelioma may include include: Pain in chest or lower back Trouble breathing Cough Fever Excessive sweating Fatigue Weight loss (without trying) Trouble swallowing Hoarseness[thelyonfirm.com] Extreme tiredness, lack of appetite, and subsequent weight loss are other symptoms associated with the disease.[mesotheliomalawyercenter.org]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Clinical Notes A 45-year-old man requested an evaluation from his general practitioner after events of hemoptoic sputum and dry cough that had evolved over the period of one[archbronconeumol.org] On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had dysphagia, weight loss and hoarseness of voice. Lab tests potassium of 2.5 mmol/l, with normal sodium, urea, creatinine. Bicarbonate 35 mmol/l.[endocrine-abstracts.org] [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text Publication type, MeSH terms, Substances Publication type Case Reports MeSH terms Anorexia/etiology Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    A 67-year-old female presenting with a history of weight loss and abdominal distension was noted on examination to have ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] occurred, chest pain develops in up to 49% of patients and is often accompanied by pleural/pericardial effusions, dysphagia, Horner's syndrome (ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis), and hoarseness[symptoma.com] The symptoms may include: bloody mucus from the lungs shortness of breath wheezing chest pain or discomfort a persistent cough or hoarseness a loss of appetite weight loss[healthline.com] […] and can present in the following ways: constitutional fever weight loss malaise primary tumor cough hemoptysis dyspnea local invasion dysphagia ( esophageal compression ) hoarseness[radiopaedia.org]

  • 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] Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats.[web.archive.org] […] be suspected in any patient with symptoms including coughing for more than 3 weeks, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, bloody sputum or hemoptysis, hoarseness[ada.org] PATIENT CONCERN: 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]

  • Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Typical presenting signs and symptoms of SCLC include dyspnea, cough, fatigue, weight loss, bone pain and neurological problems for an average duration of 8-12 weeks.[symptoma.com] Some of the symptoms of less advanced cancer include chronic cough, coughing up blood, chest pain, hoarseness, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest pain, weight loss, and[en.wikipedia.org] Grade 3 non-hematologic adverse events were seen in 15 (52%) patients, with nausea, vomiting, dyspnea, fatigue, anorexia and dehydration each occurring in at least 10% of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] More generalized symptoms, such as fatigue and unintentional weight loss, may also signal a recurrence.[verywell.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    cough diarrhea constipation difficulty swallowing esophageal reflux abdominal bloating after meals You may begin to experience spasms of the blood vessels in your fingers[healthline.com] Arthralgias, arthritis, and muscle weakness may occur in as many as a quarter of patients, and a small number may experience dyspnea, weight loss and dysphagia as well.[emedicine.com] Those with the diffuse form of the disease may also experience fatigue, depression and loss of appetite leading to malnutrition and weight loss.[livestrong.com] Lastly, substances used to minimize appetite and contribute to weight loss (derivatives of phenylethylamine ) are also believed to trigger systemic sclerosis.[symptoma.com]

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