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Related topic: Crohn's disease, Prostate cancer

Review: could Crohn's disease cause Prostate cancer?

Summary: Prostate cancer could be caused by Crohn's disease, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Remicade.

We study 61,442 people who have Crohn's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (latest reports from 156,429 patients) is typically treated by Humira, Remicade, Pentasa, Asacol, Azathioprine, Mercaptopurine.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer (latest reports from 53,411 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 61,440 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 59 (0.10%) have Prostate Cancer. They amount to 0.11% of all the 53,531 people who have Prostate Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Prostate cancer in crohn's disease reports

Age of people who have crohn's disease and experienced Prostate cancer * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.41%2.41%24.10%72.29%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (14 people, 23.73%)
  2. Blood pressure (10 people, 16.95%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (10 people, 16.95%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (10 people, 16.95%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 16.95%)
  6. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (8 people, 13.56%)
  7. Cardiac disorder (8 people, 13.56%)
  8. Asthma (8 people, 13.56%)
  9. Depression (4 people, 6.78%)
  10. Ankylosing spondylitis (4 people, 6.78%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Remicade (59 people, 100.00%)
  2. Aspirin (28 people, 47.46%)
  3. Prednisone (27 people, 45.76%)
  4. Pentasa (26 people, 44.07%)
  5. Mesalamine (19 people, 32.20%)
  6. Nexium (17 people, 28.81%)
  7. Entocort ec (16 people, 27.12%)
  8. Humira (15 people, 25.42%)
  9. Actos (14 people, 23.73%)
  10. Cimzia (13 people, 22.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • melanie on Dec, 31, 2010:

    i have wfw and i am a female of 36 years of age and am on remicade infusions for a.s and also have f.m.s

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Related condition

- Crohn's disease (60,257 reports)

 

Related symptom

- Prostate Cancer

 

Related drugs

- Humira
- Remicade
- Pentasa
- Asacol
- Azathioprine
- Mercaptopurine
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- Sulfasalazine
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