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1,006 Possible Causes for Night Sweats, Pleural Effusion

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Some tumors can also cause fevers and night sweats. Many patients will not experience any symptoms, but will instead note a painless mass.[health.uconn.edu]

  • Tuberculosis

    As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats.[symptoma.com] 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]

  • Pneumonia

    A young female vaper presented with insidious onset cough, progressive dyspnoea on exertion, fever, night sweats and was in respiratory failure when admitted to hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Following the development of malignant pleural effusion, he underwent chest drainage and was administered intrathoracic talc as a pleurodesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Symptoms include extreme tiredness, weakness, fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss.[humanillnesses.com] In patients with empyema or pleural effusion, decreased breath sounds and dullness on percussion are observed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    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] effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Productive cough Fever, chills, or night sweats Fatigue Shortness of breath Coughing up blood How is a lung abscess diagnosed?[drugs.com]

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    He denied cough, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, joint/bone pain, or prior trauma to the area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] The fungus is Coccidioides immitis, subdivision Deuteromycotina ‘Persons with coccidioidomycosis may present with cough, fever, and night sweats.’[oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Other early symptoms include fever, night sweats, fatigue and a general ill feeling (malaise).[arthritis.org] […] thickening in paranasal sinuses Bone and cartilage destruction Lungs Multiple nodules of varying sizes, especially at bases Cavitate frequently (50%) Masses wax and wane Pleural[learningradiology.com] […] eustachian tubes in the ears Cough Cough that produces blood Shortness of breath Eye infections, redness, burning, or pain Weakness Skin sores or ulcers Hoarseness Fever Night[stlouischildrens.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    In most cases, sarcoidosis is revealed by persistent dry cough, eye or skin manifestations, peripheral lymph nodes, fatigue, weight loss, fever or night sweats, and erythema[orpha.net] Despite overall clinical management with diuretics, pleural effusion persisted and the patient underwent medical thoracoscopy with pleural biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have symptoms, they may include Cough Shortness of breath Weight loss Night sweats Fatigue Tests to diagnose sarcoidosis include chest x-rays, lung function tests,[medlineplus.gov]

  • Multicentric Castleman's Disease

    He presented with fevers, dry cough, weight loss and drenching night sweats. Routine investigations were all unremarkable.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nevertheless, his general condition, including pleural effusion and ascites, worsened, and C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels showed marked increases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 49-year-old man with HIV infection presented with 1-week duration of low-grade fever, night sweats, left sided abdominal pain, and generalized weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    Patients may present with constitutive symptoms like fatigue, fever, night sweats, loss of appetite and weight.[symptoma.com] Accordingly, pleurodesis with minocyclin was undertaken, which was fortunately effective for controlling the pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include any of the following: Chest pain when taking a deep breath Cough with phlegm (sputum) Fever Lethargy Night sweats Shortness of breath Unintentional weight[medlineplus.gov]

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