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Review: could Gout cause Itching?

We study 7,034 people who have Gout from FDA and social media. Among them, 188 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 57,459 patients) is typically treated by Allopurinol, Colchicine, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys, Indocin.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 544,820 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 7,032 people who have gout are studied. Among them, 188 (2.67%) have Itching. They amount to 0.03% of all the 543,085 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in gout reports

Gender of people who have gout and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching30.39%69.61%

Age of people who have gout and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.61%1.22%4.88%19.51%74.39%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (69 people, 36.70%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (34 people, 18.09%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (28 people, 14.89%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (18 people, 9.57%)
  5. Blood pressure (16 people, 8.51%)
  6. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 7.98%)
  7. Blood triglycerides increased (13 people, 6.91%)
  8. Cardiac disorder (13 people, 6.91%)
  9. High density lipoprotein decreased (12 people, 6.38%)
  10. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 6.38%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (153 people, 81.38%)
  2. Aspirin (48 people, 25.53%)
  3. Colchicine (37 people, 19.68%)
  4. Niaspan (34 people, 18.09%)
  5. Fish oil (26 people, 13.83%)
  6. Lisinopril (25 people, 13.30%)
  7. Synthroid (21 people, 11.17%)
  8. Furosemide (19 people, 10.11%)
  9. Lasix (18 people, 9.57%)
  10. Lipitor (17 people, 9.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Head itchy ...and waistline and under breast area...worsens at night. have tried creams and they do help..hasn't interrupted my sleeping. what is causing this?

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I've been on Herceptin 10 months. About 2 months ago, I started having sudden bouts of intense itchy skin that I cannot tolerate. It affects different places on my body; arms, chest, neck, back, legs, just about anywhere, and usually more than one place at same time. I generally wipe with a cool washcloth, and lotion up. That helps reduce the intensity of itching, but it's not complete relief.

    Now, for 2 days, I've had a painful rash on my ribs, below the left breast. It is NOT in a fold where an infection could occur. If it matters, the rash is on the same side as the breast cancer.

    I called the cancer center, where a nurse said it was likely shingles. I have been a medical professional in the past, and this does not look like shingles. There is no weeping, no vesicles, it is completely smooth. I take benadryl 50mg 3x daily, and Acyclovir 400mg x2 daily (prophylactically). I'd be surprised if it turns out to be shingles.

    Nothing has explained the itching bouts that I have everywhere else. I've read that Herceptin can cause itching in a small percentage of people. The nurse said that this only occurs as a possible reaction at the beginning of treatment, which is not my case. What do think about the itching? What about the rash?

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