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1,606 Possible Causes for Loss of Appetite, Pleural Effusion

  • Otitis Media

    Loss of appetite: This may be most noticeable in young children, especially during bottle feedings.[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] pneumonia, with pleural effusion, and multiple cavitatory lung lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite (refusing to eat) Infants will not suck because it causes pain Vomiting Diarrhea Signs and symptoms of chronic otitis media with effusion If your child is old[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Pneumonia

    Early symptoms are similar to flu symptoms, which include: Fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Loss of appetite Muscle pain Additional symptoms about a day later: High fever[my.clevelandclinic.org] Following the development of malignant pleural effusion, he underwent chest drainage and was administered intrathoracic talc as a pleurodesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unexpectedly, this revealed a right lower lobe pneumonia and associated pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    […] worse gas, nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite to diagnose ovarian cancer, doctors do one or more tests.[icd10data.com] These include the following: Unexplained loss of weight or loss of appetite A new type of pain in the bones or other parts of the body that may be steadily worsening, or come[medicinenet.com] It may appear with loss of appetite (anorexia) and weight loss.[britannica.com]

  • Appendicitis

    Fever and chills, nausea, vomiting, and a loss of appetite may also occur.[sharecare.com] Herein, we report a 6-month infant with a 7 days of fever and bilateral pleural effusion, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, thrombocytosis, hypo-albominemia, normal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early Symptoms Constipation, diarrhea, or gas Dull, achy pain beginning around the belly button (navel), turning to sharp pain in the lower right portion of the abdomen Loss[sepsis.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    We report a case of a 56-year-old Sri Lankan Sinhalese man who presented with pyrexia of known origin with significant loss of weight and loss of appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The definitive diagnosis was BTB with pleural effusion. Treatment with a quadruple combinational antituberculous therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of TB in the lungs may include A bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer Weight loss Loss of appetite Coughing up blood or mucus Weakness or fatigue Fever Night sweats[medlineplus.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Pleural effusion, hilar lymphadenopathy and pneumothorax are uncommon findings.[radiopaedia.org] The usual presentation of viral respiratory tract infections (VRTI) includes fever, malaise, wheezing and or coughing, rhinorrhea and loss of appetite.[clinicaltrials.gov] Diagnostic procedures: Drainage and culture of pleural effusions may relieve symptoms and identify the infection.[patient.info]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Symptoms include pale skin, lethargy, loss of appetite, headache, and dull back pain.[en.wikipedia.org] In patients with empyema or pleural effusion, decreased breath sounds and dullness on percussion are observed.[emedicine.medscape.com] The common symptoms of strep throat include: a sudden fever , especially if it’s 101 F or higher a sore, red throat with white patches a headache chills a loss of appetite[healthline.com]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Gross fluid derangements including pleural effusion, edema and ascities were observed in 39% cases and 6% had rupture of abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, it can invade your colon wall, causing symptoms of: fever colitis fatigue nausea diarrhea tenesmus bloody stools intestinal gas loss of appetite severe dehydration[healthblurbs.com] CT reveals a single 4 cm mass in the right lobe of the liver with a double target sign and a trace right pleural effusion. What is the most likely diagnosis?[medbullets.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this context, commonly observed symptoms are fever, night sweats, cough, chest pain, loss of appetite, anorexia and subsequent weight loss.[symptoma.com] Symptoms include fatigue, loss of appetite, night sweats, fever, weight loss, and a cough that brings up sputum. Diagnosis is usually determined with a chest x-ray.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    Adenopathy and pleural effusions are also seen, usually in association with parenchymal disease. Disseminated disease is rare and occurs in less than 1% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 58 year old male patient with nonproductive coughing, fever, vomiting and loss of appetite, beginning at the moment that he returned back home from[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite Rattling of the chest, sometimes with dullness upon percussion over lung fields Patients with more severe infections can present with additional symptoms of:[dermnetnz.org]

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