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What causes sudden weight loss and dry cough?

my 37yr old husband unwell for past6 weeks 12kg wieght loss in first 2 deranged LFTs low hb dry cough spiking temps history of night sweats now improving. blds improving CXR normal ultrasound abdo showed some dilation of bile duct - having hep screen done. Though bloods show improvement he however is not any ideas he becomes sob on minmal exertion
Fri, 19 Sep 2014
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Hello dear,welcome to HCM forum.

Important things to be ruled out with dry cough and weight loss include conditions like tuberculosis,bronchial neoplasms etc.
Your doctor might have gone through these conditions.
You can discuss these with him.

Thank you.
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