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10 Possible Causes for Labored Breathing, Mycobacterium Chelonae, Weight Loss

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    The symptoms caused by NTM infection can vary from no symptoms to severe cough, fatigue, and weight loss.[] chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus.[] Weight loss and anaemia are frequent complications. Cutaneous and brain abscesses can occur.[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    A 35-year-old Sri Lankan patient, with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease and a hiatus hernia, contracted a pulmonary infection with Mycobacterium fortuitum-chelonae.[] Weight loss improved pH profiles and symptoms (evidence B). Weight loss and head of bed elevation are effective lifestyle interventions for GERD.[] It may be that labored breathing and coughing in some way cause acid reflux Asthma medications may relax the LES, causing acid reflux The reverse may be true: acid reflux[]

  • Nocardia Infection

    The third case was a young Asian male who presented with progressive weakness & weight loss for 2 months.[] A cluster of cases of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty. Indian J Ophthalmol 2005; 53 : 67–68. 43.[] Symptoms may include chest pain, cough, bloody sputum, sweats, chills, weakness, lack of appetite, weight loss and difficult or labored breathing.[]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    […] avium / Mycobacterium intracellulare / MAP ( MAI infection ) · M. ulcerans ( Buruli ulcer ) · M. haemophilum R4 / RG : M. fortuitum · M. chelonae · M. abscessus Nocardiaceae[] A 48-year-old man of Indian descent and chronic untreated HIV infection presented with a 3-week history of persistent fever, jaundice and a subacute 10-pound weight loss.[] Labor was assisted by a midwife. The infant cried and breathed at birth. No perinatal complications were reported. 1.4.[]

  • Silicosis

    The most common species were Mycobacterium avium complex, Mycobacterium genavense and Mycobacterium chelonae.[] loss for past three months and hemoptysis for preceding three weeks.[] Department of Labor. Silicosis Symptoms Initial symptoms of silicosis include shortness of breath after exercising and a dry cough.[]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    On day 19 post transplant, a Gram-positive rod was isolated which was subsequently identified as an atypical mycobacterium ( Mycobacterium chelonae ).[] The parasitic infection appeared with diarrhoea, weight loss and peripheral eosinophilia in association with recurrence of polyarthritis, probably due to a flare of systemic[] He was afebrile, and his vital signs were notable for tachypnea, with a respiratory rate of 28 breaths/min and labored breathing; his O 2 saturation was 92% while breathing[]

  • Dacryocystitis

    chelonae dacryocystitis after endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. ( 24613068 ) Meyer A....Antisdel J. 2014 46 Dacryolith-induced acute dacryocystitis: a reversible cause of[] Weight Loss Surgery Excela Health’s medical professionals understand the many complex reasons that can cause a weight problem.[] They present with symptoms including poor feeding, cyanosis, and labored breathing.[]

  • Hyper IgD Syndrome

    In some people, neutropenia may also result in weight loss and/or susceptibility to other infections.[] Periodic fever and skin lesions caused by disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection in an immuno-competent child. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1996;15:270-272. 57.[] Some complications of hydrops in pregnancy and in infants include: Increased risk of preterm labor and birth due to the excess amniotic fluid Underdeveloped lungs because[]

  • Deafness-Small Bowel Diverticulosis-Neuropathy Syndrome

    Avium Intracellulare infection Approved azithromycin mycobacterium chelonae osteomyelitis Approved azithromycin mycobacterium xenopi infection Approved azithromycin prophylaxis[] Symptoms include nervousness, heat intolerance, diarrhea, sweating, insomnia, and weight loss with increased appetite.[] DYSPNEA: Difficult, labored breathing.[]

  • Cefoxitin

    […] abscessus, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae -- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription -- Last updated: October[] loss vomiting vomiting of blood wheezing yellowing of the eyes or skin Minor Side Effects Some of the side effects that can occur with Mefoxin may not need medical attention[] […] abscessus, 157 M. fortuitum, 157 and M. mucogenicum. 157 Has variable activity against M. smegmatis ; 157 however, M. chelonae 157 and M. immunogenum 157 are resistant.[]

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