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337 Possible Causes for Hoarseness, Pleurisy

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Pneumonia Pleurisy, pleuritic pain and pleural effusion Pleurisy is when the two thin linings between your lungs and your ribcage (the bones in your chest) become inflamed[hse.ie] […] respiratory failure and congestive heart failure with infection, pneumonia or symptoms of wheezing, dyspnea, cough, sputum production, nasal congestion, sore throat, and/or hoarseness[contagionlive.com] If laryngitis develops (larynx voice box itis inflammation), the patient may lose their voice or become hoarse.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] separate leaflets about other infections of the respiratory tract and related structures, called Bronchiolitis , Pneumonia , Tonsillitis , Sore Throat , Acute Sinusitis and Pleurisy[patient.info] If laryngitis develops the individual may lose his/her voice or become hoarse.[idcare.com] Pulmonary embolism should be considered in the differential diagnosis of travelers who present with dyspnea, cough, or pleurisy and fever, especially those who have recently[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Pneumonia

    At 68, Clinton falls into this category, and complications of pneumonia include: Pleurisy—where the thin linings between your lungs and ribcage (pleura) become inflamed, which[newsweek.com] Hoarseness is a common feature. Headache affects the majority of symptomatic sufferers. Fever is relatively unusual.[patient.info] Possible complications of pneumonia include: pleurisy – where the thin linings between your lungs and ribcage (pleura) become inflamed, which can lead to respiratory failure[nhs.uk]

  • Tuberculosis

    […] be suspected in any patient with symptoms including coughing for more than 3 weeks, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, bloody sputum or hemoptysis, hoarseness[ada.org] Eventually, the cough increases, the patient may have chest pain from pleurisy , and there may be blood in the sputum, an alarming symptom.[britannica.com] Notable extrapulmonary infection sites include the pleura (in tuberculous pleurisy), the central nervous system (in tuberculous meningitis ), the lymphatic system (in scrofula[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Colds (also known as viral upper airway infections) often involve the throat ( pharyngitis ) and nasal passages, and at times the larynx (resulting in a diminished hoarse[emedicinehealth.com] See separate leaflets called Acute Sinusitis , Tonsillitis , Sore Throat , Laryngitis , Pleurisy , Bronchiolitis , and Pneumonia for the other types of infection shown in[patient.info] Tightness and pain in the chest Shortness of breath Soreness of throat Hoarseness of voice Runny or stuffy nose Fever with chills especially seen in acute bronchitis Wheezing[news-medical.net]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    Patients with may think they just have a chest infection, pleurisy or pneumonia.[mesotheliomaveterans.org] The following are symptoms of pleural mesothelioma: Breathlessness (dyspnea) Chronic cough Hoarseness Coughing up blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain Unexplained weight loss Fatigue[napolilaw.com] Other symptoms include: Lower Back Pain Shortness of Breath (dyspnea) Unexplained Weight Loss Swelling of Face or Arms Fluid Buildup (Pleural Effusion) Chest Pain (Pleurisy[mesotheliomaguide.com]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    […] increased fluids (3l/day), thin up mucous, increased RR, and to replace insensible losses, antipyretics, fever, analgesics (chest pain), antiemtic (gerd,proton pump inhibitor) -Pleurisy[quizlet.com] […] yet not all victims will show signs of every symptom: Confusion and disorientation Fever Wheezing and/or noisy breathing Shortness of breath Difficulties with swallowing Hoarse[medmalfirm.com] The most common complication is pleurisy.[unforgettable.org]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Hoarseness is a common clinical condition with underlying causes which can vary from reversible and benign to life-threatening and malignant.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inflammation of the lung parenchyma adjacent to a pleural surface may cause pleuritic pain.[southsudanmedicaljournal.com] Schenk’s Pulmonic Syrup Schenk's Pulmonic Syrup was promoted as the "best and most positive cure for consumption, coughs, sore throat, hoarseness, whooping cough, and all[museum.aarc.org]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Treatment Mild forms of SLE are treated through non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for managing joint pain and pleurisy.[symptoma.com] Characteristics of hoarse, rough and normal voices: acoustic spectrographic comparative analysis. Rev Bras Otorrinolaringol. 2002;68: 182–188.[journals.plos.org] […] typically characterized by fever, skin rash, fatigue, and joint pain and often by disorders of the blood, kidneys, heart, lungs, and brain (such as hemolytic anemia, nephritis, pleurisy[merriam-webster.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    […] lateral border of tongue True haemoptysis Larynx and trachea : Bright flecks, red, often without sputum or with mucous Foreign body - choking, stridor, pain Trauma Carcinoma – Hoarseness[mydentistryjourney.wordpress.com] •Dry, hoarse cough. •Cough excited whenever any part of the body gets cold or uncovered or from eating anything cold. •Choking cough.[drthindhomeopathy.com] […] mixture of saliva and mucus) production with pus Putrid or sour tasting phlegm Night sweats Weight loss Coughing blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain, especially while inhaling (pleurisy[providence.org]

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