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139 Possible Causes for Increased Appetite, Paroxysmal Cough

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    appetite Salty tasting sweat Infertility (men) and decreased fertility (women) DIAGNOSING CYSTIC FIBROSIS If a doctor suspects a patient has CF, a ‘sweat test’ may be administered[cysticfibrosis.ca] Paroxysmal cough followed by vomiting may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] of pneumonia (symptoms of pneumonia in someone with cystic fibrosis include fever, increased coughing and shortness of breath, increased mucus, and loss of appetite) Sinus[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    ) thinning of the skin easy bruising muscle weakness With the exception of increased appetite, which is very commonly experienced by people taking oral steroids, most of these[nhsinform.scot] Levels of circulating leptin increase in the fed state and suppress appetite, whereas ghrelin levels increase during fasting and increase appetite 33.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Side effects can include: osteoporosis (fragile bones) high blood pressure (hypertension) diabetes increased appetite, leading to weight gain cataracts and glaucoma (eye disorders[nhsinform.scot]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Coughing, with or without phlegm Your Legal Rights Since the elderly population has an increased risk of developing aspiration pneumonia, many victims and loved ones might[medmalfirm.com] […] disorientation Fever Wheezing and/or noisy breathing Shortness of breath Difficulties with swallowing Hoarse and/or raspy voice Gurgling sounds when breathing Weight loss Loss of appetite[medmalfirm.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] mucus production A sore chest Absence of fever or low-grade fever If however, your fever is greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit and is accompanied by loss of appetite and[inogen.com] Pertussis should be suspected in patients with cough persisting for more than two weeks that is accompanied by symptoms such as paroxysmal cough, whooping cough, and post-tussive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nasopharyngeal samples can be tested for influenza and pertussis if these disorders are clinically suspected (eg, for pertussis, persistent and paroxysmal cough after 10 to[merckmanuals.com]

  • Mycoplasma Infection

    Symptoms include increased thirst; increased urination; weight loss in spite of increased appetite; fatigue; nausea; vomiting; frequent infections including bladder, vaginal[digitalnaturopath.com] More often than not, the person ends his prolonged paroxysmal cough and says, “Well, it’s just a cough.”[pharmacytimes.com] Cough may also resemble pertussis, characterized by paroxysmal cough and vomiting, causing patients to complain of chest soreness from protracted coughing (R, R2).[selfhacked.com]

  • Pertussis

    The second stage occurs after 10 to 14 days and is signalled by a rapid increase in the frequency and severity of coughing.[chealth.canoe.ca] Symptoms of pertussis in adults are non-specific, i.e. dry, paroxysmal and protracted cough. Thus, it is rarely diagnosed in this group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , or decreased appetite) have not been observed.[web.archive.org]

  • Tropical Eosinophilia

    , and a marked leukocytosis which may reach 80,000, due chiefly to a marked increase in eosinophiles which may constitute as much as 80 per cent of the total number of white[annals.org] Clinical features include paroxysmal cough, wheezing and dyspnea, and systemic manifestations such as fever and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (90%): may be nocturnal Mucoid sputum (55%) Paroxysmal Cough with Dyspnea (70%): Exertional Dyspnea (45%): Wheeze (28%): Chest pain: Wheezing/Rales, or Diffuse Rhonchi (20%[mdnxs.com]

  • Bordetella Parapertussis

    - Seizures Treatment - Antibiotic treatment, usually erythromycin - Increased fluids - Increased rest Prevention - Immunization with pertussis vaccine References - Atkinson[bioweb.uwlax.edu] Frequencies of typical symptoms of whooping cough, such as paroxysmal coughing, whooping and vomiting, were almost identical in the two groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To study the prevalence of these infections in outpatients with paroxysmal cough in Finland, where the pertussis vaccine coverage of 4 doses is 98%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Decongestants are chemically related to adrenalin and can cause side-effects that include increased pulse, jitteriness, insomnia, and loss of appetite. • Pseudoephedrine ([studenthealth.ucsf.edu] Paroxysms of coughing may produce conjunctival hemorrhages.[emedicine.medscape.com] Increased intake of oral fluids is also generally advised to keep up with the fluid loss from runny nose, fevers, and poor appetite associated with upper respiratory infections[medicinenet.com]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    Increased intake of oral fluids is also generally advised to keep up with the fluid loss from runny nose, fevers, and poor appetite associated with upper respiratory infections[medicinenet.com] However, paroxysms of coughing may last for several weeks. Complications Most URIs are self-limited and resolve completely.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] the cough gradually increases and becomes paroxysmal usually are not associated with other manifestations of the common cold (eg, cough, sore throat, fever) Influenza – Although[slideshare.net]

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