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Review: could Autoimmune hepatitis cause Shortness of breath?

Summary: Shortness of breath could be caused by Autoimmune hepatitis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Biliary cirrhosis primary, and take Prednisone.

We study 460 people who have Autoimmune hepatitis from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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On Apr, 16, 2014: 460 people who have autoimmune hepatitis are studied. Among them, 19 (4.13%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,341,974 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shortness of breath in autoimmune hepatitis reports

Gender of people who have autoimmune hepatitis and experienced Shortness of breath * :

Shortness of breath57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have autoimmune hepatitis and experienced Shortness of breath * :

Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%26.32%0.00%0.00%15.79%5.26%57.89%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Biliary cirrhosis primary (2 people, 10.53%)
  2. Staphylococcal bacteraemia (2 people, 10.53%)
  3. Nausea (1 people, 5.26%)
  4. Localised oedema (1 people, 5.26%)
  5. Thrombocytopenia (1 people, 5.26%)
  6. Vasculitis (1 people, 5.26%)
  7. Systemic lupus erythematosus (1 people, 5.26%)
  8. Osteomyelitis (1 people, 5.26%)
  9. Prophylaxis (1 people, 5.26%)
  10. Epilepsy (1 people, 5.26%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Prednisone (7 people, 36.84%)
  2. Azathioprine (6 people, 31.58%)
  3. Imuran (6 people, 31.58%)
  4. Lasix (5 people, 26.32%)
  5. Accutane (3 people, 15.79%)
  6. Demerol (3 people, 15.79%)
  7. Tegretol (3 people, 15.79%)
  8. Asacol (3 people, 15.79%)
  9. Cipro (3 people, 15.79%)
  10. Fosamax (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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