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822 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Lethargy

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] necessary if upper respiratory infection is severe and causes significant dehydration , respiratory difficulty with poor oxygenation ( hypoxia ), significant confusion , lethargy[rxlist.com] Subjects with dry cough (n 14) had lower C5 values during infection than both baseline and recovery, and lower C2 values during infection than recovery; in these subjects,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough.[time-to-run.com]

  • Influenza

    Acute febrile illness is generally limited to upper respiratory symptoms and several constitutional symptoms, including headache, lethargy, and myalgia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Mild systemic symptoms, such as nausea, lethargy, headache, muscle aches, and chills, may occur after administration of IIV3.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    They should also refrain from strenuous physical activity during the first month to reduce the risk of splenic rupture. 5 Advise patients that they may feel some lethargy[journals.lww.com] 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] Patients with infectious mononucleosis may also complain of a dry cough, lack of appetite and vague chest pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    In occupational exposures, generally symptoms are restricted to the cough, without any other systemic symptoms such as fever, headaches, or lethargy.[online.epocrates.com] The patient presented with a dry cough of five days duration. C pneumoniae was identified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a nasopharyngeal swab collected on day 5.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical signs (e.g. coughing, itchy throat, dry cough without phlegm, little sputum) of the two groups obviously decreased, and the difference was statistically significant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Other signs and symptoms of severe RSV infection in infants include: Short, shallow and rapid breathing Cough Poor feeding Unusual tiredness (lethargy) Irritability Most children[mayoclinic.org] It starts suddenly, with a high temperature, a sore throat or a dry cough, as well as sore muscles and joints, and back pain or a headache.[montavit.com] Patients with glomerulonephritis may have loss of appetite, lethargy, dull back pain, and dark urine. Blood pressure may be elevated, and edema may occur.[emedicine.medscape.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] The CDC has identified the symptoms to be: productive cough, coughing up blood, weight loss, loss of appetite, lethargy/weakness, night sweats, or fever.[osha.gov] 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]

  • Pneumonia

    In children, symptoms may depend on age: In infants younger than 1 month of age, symptoms may include having little or no energy (lethargy), feeding poorly, grunting, or having[uwhealth.org] A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of dry cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Other symptoms include fatigue lethargy, loss of appetite, chest pain, cough, blood in cough, hoarseness of voice.[symptoma.com] Pulmonary Hypertension Heart Breathlessness Chest pain Dizziness Fainting Loss of energy Swelling of the arms, legs, ankles or abdomen Dry cough Raynaud’s phenomenon Heart[nm.org] Other symptoms may include: Chest pain (angina pectoris) Dizziness Fainting (syncope) Loss of energy Swelling of the arms, legs, ankles, or abdomen (edema) Dry cough Raynaud[pfizer.com]

  • Legionnaires' Disease

    Initially, symptoms are fever, loss of appetite, headache, malaise and lethargy. Some patients may also have muscle pain, diarrhoea and confusion.[who.int] Two male patients ages 54 and 58 years had persisting pneumonia with dry cough, dyspnea, weight loss, and fever up to 39 degrees C that did not respond to erythromycin treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pulmonary function Fulminant respiratory failure Dehydration, septic shock Respiratory insufficiency, hypoxic respiratory failure Endocarditis Neurologic symptoms: Including lethargy[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    […] frequency, reported in a national prospective study, are as follows: Dyspnea (60% of patients) Weakness (19%) Recurrent syncope (13%) Additional symptoms include fatigue, lethargy[emedicine.medscape.com] 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] Pulmonary hypertension symptoms may include: Shortness of breath that worsens with activity Other common complaints are cough , fatigue , dizziness , and lethargy.[medicinenet.com]

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