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Review: could Gout cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Gout, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Allopurinol.

We study 7,018 people who have Gout from FDA and social media. Among them, 187 have Itching. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Gout

Gout (latest reports from 56,513 patients) is typically treated by Allopurinol, Colchicine, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys, Indocin.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,419 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 7,018 people who have gout are studied. Among them, 187 (2.66%) have Itching. They amount to 0.03% of all the 536,775 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in gout reports

Gender of people who have gout and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching30.05%69.95%

Age of people who have gout and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.23%4.91%19.63%74.85%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (69 people, 36.90%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (34 people, 18.18%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (28 people, 14.97%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (18 people, 9.63%)
  5. Blood pressure (16 people, 8.56%)
  6. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 8.02%)
  7. Blood triglycerides increased (13 people, 6.95%)
  8. Cardiac disorder (13 people, 6.95%)
  9. High density lipoprotein decreased (12 people, 6.42%)
  10. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 6.42%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (152 people, 81.28%)
  2. Aspirin (48 people, 25.67%)
  3. Colchicine (37 people, 19.79%)
  4. Niaspan (34 people, 18.18%)
  5. Fish oil (26 people, 13.90%)
  6. Lisinopril (25 people, 13.37%)
  7. Synthroid (21 people, 11.23%)
  8. Furosemide (19 people, 10.16%)
  9. Lasix (18 people, 9.63%)
  10. Lipitor (17 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Gout (5,792 reports)

 

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