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916 Possible Causes for Exertional Cough

  • 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]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    , wheezing, productive cough, pursed-lip breathing, and use of accessory muscles.[radiopaedia.org] Symptoms COPD produces some or all of the following symptoms: chronic and deteriorating breathlessness, especially after exertion persistent cough excessive production of[medicalnewstoday.com] Breathlessness during exercise or exertion usually doesn't become bad enough to see to a doctor until the COPD patient is in their 50s or mid-60s.[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    Classical symptoms include: Reduced exercise capacity Shortness of breath (dyspnea), usually upon exertion Persistent cough Acute pulmonary edema Small amounts of blood-tinged[herzzentrum.immanuel.de] […] may worsen with exertion or stress.[wexnermedical.osu.edu] See your doctor if you develop: Shortness of breath, especially with exertion or when you lie down Fatigue, especially during increased physical activity Swollen feet or legs[fortishealthcare.com]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the patient this is manifested as a non-productive cough, mild dyspnea on exertion, and difficulty ascending. 3 This progresses to dyspnea at rest; pink, frothy sputum[westjem.com] He reports moderate dyspnea on exertion with chest tightness. At 17,000 ft. the patient begins coughing.[emdocs.net]

  • Asthma

    If you start wheezing or coughing during exercise, or if physical exertion makes it difficult for you to breathe, you may have exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, or EIB[acaai.org] Although variable in severity, these patients do not have extended periods free of chest tightness, labored breathing, exertional intolerance, or cough.[uichildrens.org] Exercise-induced asthma occurs after physical exertion. It’s not always easy to determine which type of asthma you have.[everydayhealth.com]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Uncommon symptoms include cough, hemoptysis and hoarseness.[symptoma.com] […] the following: Cough Hemoptysis Hoarseness (due to compression of the recurrent laryngeal nerve by the distended pulmonary artery) Typical exertional angina has been reported[emedicine.medscape.com] Activity or exertion may provoke the shortness of breath or make it worse. Other less common symptoms may include: cough , fatigue , lethargy, and dizziness .[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Dyspnea on exertion Hepatomegaly Pleural effusion Tachycardia Vital capacity reduced by at least one third of normal The main investigations in the diagnosis of congestive[symptoma.com] […] dyspnea orthopnea paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea persistent coughing right-sided failure presents with abdominal fullness exertional dyspnea ankle-swelling 3rd heart sound[medbullets.com] Symptoms In mild cases, the only symptom may be shortness of breath with exertion.[luriechildrens.org]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    […] with an exertional dyspnea.[thrombosisjournal.biomedcentral.com] This pain, described as heaviness, was sometimes located in the mid-thoracic region, exacerbated by a slight dry cough and associated with a low-grade fever and sometimes[thrombosisjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    But as the condition advances, signs and symptoms usually appear, including: Breathlessness with exertion or even at rest Swelling of the legs, ankles and feet Bloating of[mayoclinic.org] In young children, for example, heart failure may be manifest as fatigue and shortness of breath (dyspnea) upon exertion.[rarediseases.org] […] the abdomen due to fluid buildup Cough while lying down Fatigue Heartbeats that feel rapid, pounding or fluttering Chest discomfort or pressure Dizziness, lightheadedness[mayoclinic.org]

  • Heart Disease

    This is generally worse when you exert yourself (for example, walking up hill) or when you are lying flat in bed.[patient.info] This shortness of breath can be associated with a cough. The main symptom of right heart failure is swollen ankles and legs.[patient.info]

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