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3,830 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Weight Loss

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Involuntary weight loss (IWL) is a non-specific symptom frequently found in the setting of a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 10-year-old girl presented with dyspnea 5 years after the diagnosis of stage III favorable histology Wilms' tumor and was found to have a right intrathoracic mass arising[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal obstruction, weight loss, and, in two patients, rectal bleeding with radiologic evidence of a mass lesion that involved the rectosigmoid were present at initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com] […] of appetite and slight weight loss Nausea and vomiting (occasionally) A red rash, usually on the chest.[drugs.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Some nonspecific, systemic symptoms like weight loss, fever, and myalgia also may be present.[symptoma.com] Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is associated with low exercise tolerance, dyspnea, and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight loss. Clubbing, a widening and rounding of the tips of the fingers. Swelling of the legs. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    A 50 year male presented with acute onset jaundice, significant weight loss and elevated liver enzymes with clinico-radiological suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms at presentation were constitutional (85.7%; 30/35), dyspnea (60.6%; 20/33), and cough (54.5%; 18/33).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    May see hemoptysis and/or systemic signs such as weight loss or poor appetite. CT of chest or chest radiograph may detect lesion. Bronchoscopy may find bronchial lesion.[online.epocrates.com] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss You’ll also want to call your doctor if you have a cough and you have: A foul-tasting fluid in your mouth (could be reflux) Fever over 100.4 F Wheezing or shortness[webmd.com]

  • Pneumonia

    A more insidious form of hypersensitivity pneumonia is associated with persistent malaise, fever, weight loss, and cough.[britannica.com] A 59-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with dry cough, low-grade fever, and progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Symptoms may include: In babies: Fever Abdominal pain Abdominal fullness Foul-smelling urine Poor growth Weight loss or failure to gain weight Irritability Vomiting Poor feeding[stanfordchildrens.org] […] complication include: An abnormally rapid heart rate ( tachycardia ) High fever or hypothermia (body temperatures below 95 degrees) Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath ( dyspnea[verywell.com] […] of appetite Failure to gain weight Since these are generalized symptoms in most infants, the possibility of a urinary tract infection may be overlooked.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    In more severe cases, there may be weight loss or slow weight gain.[emedmd.com] An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include a “barking” cough, stridor, hoarseness, and potentially dyspnea. Anteroposterior radiography may show subglottic narrowing (steeple sign).[aafp.org]

  • Lung Abscess

    A 56-year-old Caucasian lady presented with a short history of pleuritic chest pain on the background of a 2-month history of fever, chills, 10-kg weight loss and cough with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] year-old man who had undergone total gastrectomy with splenectomy for gastric cancer and was receiving chemotherapy for esophageal cancer was presented to our hospital with dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , may have TB Adenoma – recurrent chest infections Lung TB - weight loss, fevers, night sweats, dry-productive cough Pneumonia/lung abscess - features of acute chest sepsis[mydentistryjourney.wordpress.com]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 48-year-old man who presented to a "minute clinic" with cough and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for lumbago, weight loss and weakness of her right lower extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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