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243 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Lyme Disease, Myocarditis

  • Influenza

    Few reports exist regarding recurrent fulminant influenza myocarditis.[] 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.[] Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected blacklegged deer tick.[]

  • Varicella

    For example: Inflammation of heart muscle (myocarditis) . Inflammation of the kidneys (glomerulonephritis) . Appendicitis . Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) .[] Transmission: Chickenpox is spread through coughing, sneezing and direct contact with the fluid in the blisters of the rash. The dry scabs are not infectious.[] Inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis). Kidney inflammation (glomerulonephritis) . Appendicitis . Ataxia (problems co-ordinating movements).[]

  • Insect Bite

    Lyme disease over long term may also lead to joint problems like arthritis and heart muscle problems like myocarditis.[] Description For those allergic to bites and stings, their skin breaks out in hives, the eyes itch, the chest and throat feel constricted, a dry cough comes on, and there is[] Lyme disease is prevalent in the Northeastern U.S. and comes from the bites of infected deer ticks. Symptoms of Lyme disease include fever, rash, headache and fatigue.[]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    After treatment with antibiotics, the myocarditis resolved.[] , relapsing fevers, Lyme disease, Lyme-like illness (also known as Masters disease 62 , 63 ), and tularemia.[] Consequences of vascular injury include interstitial pneumonia, interstitial myocarditis, and perivascular glial nodules of the central nervous system (CNS), with similar[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Acute chest pain in myocarditis mimics acute coronary syndrome.[] 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[] These include, but are not limited to, infections in the immunocompromised host, AIDS, Lyme disease, osteomyelitis, endocarditis and chronic fatigue syndrome.[]

  • Relapsing Fever

    In TBRF myocarditis, an electrocardiogram may show a prolonged corrected Q-T interval.[] Recurring high fever episodes may be accompanied by symptoms of: rash chills dysuria myalgia diarrhea bleeding arthralgia dizziness headache dry cough weakness photophobia[] disease.[]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Along with endocarditis, myocarditis and pericarditis, complete atrio-ventricular block has been recognized, rarely, during the course of acute rheumatic carditis.[] So remember when coughing and sneezing cover your mouth and wash and dry your hands often, especially after coughing and sneezing.[] disease positive Lyme titers Septic arthritis purulent synovial fluid, elevated cell count Reiter/Reactive arthritis specific rheumatologic labs will be positive (HLA-B27[]

  • Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis

    In 2 other deaths, the patients experienced myocarditis (likely viral) or generalized lymphadenopathy and mononuclear phagocyte system activation.[] Physicians should consider use of tests designed to diagnose babesiosis and HGE in patients with Lyme disease who experience a prolonged flulike illness that fails to respond[] Histopathologic examination of the patient's heart revealed widespread transmural myocarditis with neutrophilic and lymphocytic infiltrates.[]

  • Epidemic Typhus

    Renal insufficiency, pneumonia, gangrene, myocarditis, and multiple organ failure may appear. Full recovery may take months.[] cough arthralgia myalgia nausea vomiting Physical exam hypotension fever photophobia early rash light rose color and blanches under pressure late rash dull red that does[] Dying patients may exhibit encephalitis, myocarditis, interstitial rickettsial pneumonia, interstitial nephritis, and shock.[]

  • Brucellosis

    […] vol. 19 (pg. 452 - 3 ) 16 Solitary pulmonary nodule due to Brucella suis: report of a cas , Dis Chest , 1966 , vol. 49 (pg. 222 - 4 ) 17 Acute pulmonary edema in Brucella myocarditis[] The white matter involvement may mimic other inflammatory or infectious disease, such as multiple sclerosis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or Lyme disease ( 18 – 21[] Treatment of focal diseases Focal disease in brucellosis includes endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis, aortic root abscess and vertebral infection.[]

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