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Purulent sputum

Purulent sputum: Introduction

Purulent sputum: foul smelling infectious sputum. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Purulent sputum, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Purulent sputum:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Purulent sputum. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Purulent sputum

Purulent sputum: Symptom Checker

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Purulent sputum: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Purulent sputum may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Purulent sputum

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Purulent sputum: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Purulent sputum

The list below shows some of the causes of Purulent sputum mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Purulent sputum?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Purulent sputum. Of the 22 causes of Purulent sputum that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Purulent sputum:

The following list of conditions have 'Purulent sputum' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Purulent sputum Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Purulent sputum based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Purulent sputum:

    Medical Conditions associated with Purulent sputum:

    Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Immune system symptoms (465 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)

    Symptoms related to Purulent sputum:

    Pneumonia (241 causes), Legionaires disease, Plague, Hydatid cyst, Amoebic abscess, Immunocompromised, Lung abscess (33 causes), Streptococuus pneumonia, Klebsiella, Staphylococcus, E-coli, Tuberculosis

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