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1,121 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Loss of Appetite

  • 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] Usually they include the sudden appearance of: fever cough muscle aches and pain Other common symptoms may include: headache chills fatigue (tiredness) loss of appetite sore[canada.ca] Infected individuals usually experience a rapid onset of flu symptoms which typically include: muscle aches, high fever, head ache, chills, fatigue, dry cough and runny/stuffy[3dscience.com]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early symptoms are similar to flu symptoms, which include: Fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Loss of appetite Muscle pain Additional symptoms about a day later: High fever[my.clevelandclinic.org] She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    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] Decongestants are chemically related to adrenalin and can cause side-effects that include increased pulse, jitteriness, insomnia, and loss of appetite. • Pseudoephedrine ([studenthealth.ucsf.edu] cough.[time-to-run.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    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] The usual presentation of viral respiratory tract infections (VRTI) includes fever, malaise, wheezing and or coughing, rhinorrhea and loss of appetite.[clinicaltrials.gov] These include: Congested or runny nose Dry cough Low-grade fever Sore throat Mild headache In severe cases Respiratory syncytial virus infection can spread to the lower respiratory[mayoclinic.org]

  • 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] You could develop a fever , fatigue , sore throat , swollen lymph nodes , or other symptoms, like sore muscles and a loss of appetite.[webmd.com] Patients with infectious mononucleosis may also complain of a dry cough, lack of appetite and vague chest pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Otitis Media

    […] throat and cough.[doi.org] Loss of appetite: This may be most noticeable in young children, especially during bottle feedings.[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] of appetite (refusing to eat) Infants will not suck because it causes pain Vomiting Diarrhea Signs and symptoms of chronic otitis media with effusion If your child is old[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Abstract A man in his mid-60's with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and hepatitis B-related liver cirrhosis developed exertional dyspnea and a dry cough lasting for three months[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite.[ofev.com] A 58-year-old male was admitted to our Emergency Department due to progressive and intense dyspnea and dry cough after accidental inhalation of waterproof's vapor containing[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] More serious cases, with symptoms that include high fever, trouble breathing, loss of appetite, and malaise, are treated with anti-fungal medications.[rentokil-hygiene.co.uk] The most common symptoms of acute histoplasmosis are: Fever and chills, flu-like illness Headaches Muscle pain Loss of appetite Shortness of breath Dry cough Chest pain Fatigue[lung.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] Symptoms include nosebleeds, sinus pain, ear infections, a constantly runny nose, achy joints, skin sores, fever, weakness and loss of appetite.[sharecare.com] People with GPA may have: a constant runny nose ear infections sinusitis nosebleeds a cough joint pain shortness of breath skin sores fatigue (tiredness) loss of appetite[kidshealth.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] 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]

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