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150 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Rigors and Chills

  • Cat Scratch Fever

    Cat scratch fever (cat scratch disease, inoculation lymphoreticulosis, subacute regional lymphadenitis) is an infectious disease of children and adolescents, caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae. The signs and symptoms of the disease are mild to moderate and are usually self-limiting. They develop after an[…][]

  • Pneumonia

    She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[] Symptoms and signs include malaise, fever, chills, rigor, cough, dyspnea, and chest pain.[] The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 66-year-old woman with a history of myocardial infarction 2 months prior presented to our respiratory department with several days of dry cough and night sweats.[] Symptoms include fever, chills, rigors, dyspnea, wheezing, chest pain or tightness, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.[] Cough Most commonly a dry cough (without phlegm) More severe heart failure can cause a wet cough-coughing up pink, frothy fluid.[]

  • Polymer Fume Fever

    The clinical presentation usually starts several hours after inhalation of polytetrafluoroethylene and most reports suggest that a "flu-like" illness comprised of a dry cough[] He had a lower backache followed, after 30 to 45 minutes, by intense rigors, nocturnal fever, chills, malaise, and a more intense backache.[] Breathlessness during exercise is one of the initial symptoms of these diseases, while a dry cough may also be present.[]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    Although dry cough was observed in all patients during Mycoplasma pneumonia, cough sensitivity in the acute phase [capsaicin: 19.8 (GSEM, 0.214) microM, tartaric acid: 0.26[] , and rigors.[] A dry cough is the most common sign of infection.[]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    cough and loss of appetite.[] CASE REPORT A 13 year old boy presented in Mayo Hospital with the Complaint of intermittent pyrexia (more at night), associated with chills and rigors and pain Right Hypochondrium[] There might be a dry cough due to an atelectasis in the lung of the affected side.[]

  • Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Monitor patients for signs and symptoms of infusion-related reactions, including rigors, chills, wheezing, pruritus, flushing, rash, hypotension, hypoxemia, and fever.[]

  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

    cough, and patchy infiltrates on chest X-ray.[] Common presenting features of SARS are high fever, chills, rigor, malaise, nonproductive cough, lymphopenia and pulmonary infiltrates, followed by rapidly progressive respiratory[] Patients with SARS usually begin with fever, which is often high (38 C or above), and sometimes associated with chills, rigors, headache, malaise, muscle pain or even diarrhoea[]

  • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    Patients who develop symptoms of pleural effusion or other fluid retention, such as new or worsened dyspnea on exertion or at rest, pleuritic chest pain, or dry cough should[]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    Our present patient, a 55-year-old woman, had classic symptoms of dry cough, weight loss, malaise, dyspnea, night sweats, and fevers.[] One month prior to his admission he developed a low grade, intermittent fever with temperature ranging between 99 0 and 101 0 F, night sweats but no chills or rigors.[] We report a 15-year-old girl presenting with dry cough, exertional dyspnoea, weight loss, fever and night sweats for over 1 month.[]

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