Review: could Asthma cause Baldness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 53,855 people who have Asthma. Among them, 371 experience Baldness (Hair loss). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Asthma (latest reports from 259,870 patients) is typically treated by Singulair, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Albuterol, Albuterol Sulfate, Ventolin.
Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) (latest reports from 222,144 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 53,823 people who have asthma are studied. Among them, 324 (0.60%) have Baldness.
Gender of people who have asthma and experienced Baldness * :
Age of people who have asthma and experienced Baldness * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Asthma (324 people, 100.00%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 12.96%)
- Depression (27 people, 8.33%)
- Hypothyroidism (27 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 8.02%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 7.41%)
- Osteoporosis (21 people, 6.48%)
- Prophylaxis (20 people, 6.17%)
- Gastric disorder (20 people, 6.17%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 5.56%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Singulair (109 people, 33.64%)
- Xolair (75 people, 23.15%)
- Albuterol (61 people, 18.83%)
- Humira (49 people, 15.12%)
- Symbicort (47 people, 14.51%)
- Spiriva (36 people, 11.11%)
- Folic acid (24 people, 7.41%)
- Methotrexate (24 people, 7.41%)
- Fosamax (24 people, 7.41%)
- Zyrtec (22 people, 6.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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