9,656 Possible Causes for Onset of Cough in Early Adulthood

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] hacking cough.[campushealth.unc.edu] A postinfectious cough is defined as coughing that persists 3-8 weeks after the onset of a URI in the absence of other clearly defined causes.[emedicine.medscape.com] Early antibiotic treatment may be indicated in patients with acute otitis media, group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis, epiglottitis, or bronchitis caused by pertussis[aafp.org]

  • Insect Bite

    […] with rapid onset Difficulty swallowing or slurred speech with rapid onset Previous severe allergic reaction to bite from the same type of insect NOTE: Anaphylaxis can occur[westendpedsnyc.com] YELLOW JACKET STING SPIDER BITE TICK BITE Call 911 Now (your child may need an ambulance) (for symptoms of anaphylaxis) If Difficulty breathing or wheezing Hoarseness or cough[westendpedsnyc.com] Onset usually is within 20 minutes but can occur up till 2 hours after the bite First Aid Advice for Anaphylaxis Give epinephrine injection if you have an anaphylactic kit[westendpedsnyc.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Respiratory symptoms such as cough, dyspnea or tachypnea may indicate the presence of an underlying pneumonia.[aafp.org] Antibiotics are mainly recommended for severely affected patients and are most effective if given early [ 5 , 24 , 25 ].[link.springer.com] History The clinical history should assess the onset, frequency, quantity, and character (i.e., the presence of bile, blood, or mucus) of vomiting and diarrhea.[cdc.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Pneumonia was defined as history of cough or difficulty breathing and 1 of the following: fast breathing for age ( 60 breaths/min if 50 breaths/min if 2–11 months of age);[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Bronchiectasis can be the earliest clue to cystic fibrosis presenting during adolescence or early adulthood.[microbiologybook.org] Half of these were collected in the first three days post-onset. One quarter of the patients were sampled from day 8 to 4 weeks post-onset of symptoms.[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com]

  • Influenza

    In pregnant women there is a slight increase in perinatal mortality rate as well as early and late fetal deaths.[patient.info] […] contagious, respiratory disease caused by any of three orthomyxoviruses: ( 1 ) or influenza A : moderate to severe influenza that in humans is marked especially by sudden onset[merriam-webster.com] It spreads when virus-infected droplets are coughed or sneezed into the air.[kidshealth.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Benefits: Studies suggest that early treatment of UTI reduces the risk of renal scarring.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Pregnancy In pregnant women, the presence of asymptomatic bacteriuria is associated with increased risk of kidney infection, which can cause early labor and other serious[sutterhealth.org] In older children, new onset urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control) may occur. [20] Elderly Urinary tract symptoms are frequently lacking in the elderly . [10] The[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Sinusitis

    The development of the paranasal sinuses begins in the third week of gestation and continues until early adulthood.[emedicine.medscape.com] Ending the medications too early could cause the infection to return.[healthychildren.org] Early treatment of allergic sinusitis may prevent secondary bacterial sinus infections .[medicinenet.com]

  • Skin Infection

    Immunopathologic studies in man have revealed glomerular deposition of IgG, complement, fibrin, and occasionally in early, acute lesions, products and components of streptococcal[atsu.edu] Late-onset events, a potential concern for a drug with a long half-life, were infrequent and were observed at a similar rate in the two treatment groups.[nejm.org] Acute Glomerulonephritis The major clinical and laboratory manifestations of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis are: CLINICAL FEATURES LABORATORY FINDINGS Abrupt onset[atsu.edu]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Get vaccinated against the influenza (flu) virus every year in the early fall in the U.S.[drugs.com] […] is similar to that of ordinary asthma Presentation Onset of a distressing cough usually signals onset of bronchitis.[medbullets.com] Acute (ie recent onset) bronchitis is an inflammation of the lower respiratory passages (bronchi). What causes acute bronchitis?[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Pharyngitis

    Hallmarked by acute onset of sore throat; the absence of cough, nasal congestion and discharge suggests a bacterial aetiology.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Infection can get into the carotid artery with early signs of small bleeds into the mouth. Mortality rate is up to 50%.[atsu.edu] Antibiotics are effective in the early stages, but recovery is generally slow.[schools-wikipedia.org]

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