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Review: could Eczema cause Sepsis?

Summary: Sepsis could be caused by Eczema, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Tuberous sclerosis, and take Elidel.

We study 2,381 people who have Eczema from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Sepsis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Eczema (latest reports from 50,360 patients) is typically treated by Protopic, Triamcinolone Acetonide, Fluocinonide, Prednisone, Cyclosporine, Elidel.


Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death) (latest reports from 308,154 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, preventive health care.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,380 people who have eczema are studied. Among them, 18 (0.76%) have Sepsis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 305,686 people who have Sepsis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sepsis in eczema reports

Gender of people who have eczema and experienced Sepsis * :


Age of people who have eczema and experienced Sepsis * :


Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Tuberous sclerosis (4 people, 22.22%)
  2. Rash (4 people, 22.22%)
  3. Epilepsy (4 people, 22.22%)
  4. Gastric ulcer (3 people, 16.67%)
  5. Enchondroma (3 people, 16.67%)
  6. Constipation (2 people, 11.11%)
  7. Cardiac failure (2 people, 11.11%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 11.11%)
  9. Venous thrombosis (2 people, 11.11%)
  10. Hypertension (2 people, 11.11%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Elidel (5 people, 27.78%)
  2. Dexamethasone (4 people, 22.22%)
  3. Mesna (4 people, 22.22%)
  4. Amlodipine (4 people, 22.22%)
  5. Lactulose (4 people, 22.22%)
  6. Lorazepam (4 people, 22.22%)
  7. Neupogen (4 people, 22.22%)
  8. Bactrim (4 people, 22.22%)
  9. Afinitor (4 people, 22.22%)
  10. Clotrimazole (4 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- Eczema (2,192 reports)


Related symptom

- Sepsis


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