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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Cellulitis?

Summary: Cellulitis could be caused by Hepatitis c, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also have Hypertension, and take Ribavirin.

We study 30,020 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Cellulitis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,105 patients) is typically treated by Pegasys, Peginterferon, Ribavirin, Incivek.

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) (latest reports from 191,592 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 30,019 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 264 (0.88%) have Cellulitis. They amount to 0.14% of all the 191,329 people who have Cellulitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cellulitis in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Cellulitis * :

FemaleMale
Cellulitis29.44%70.56%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Cellulitis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cellulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.83%9.34%25.73%44.81%19.50%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (11 people, 4.17%)
  2. Hepatitis b (10 people, 3.79%)
  3. Prophylaxis (10 people, 3.79%)
  4. Schizophrenia (8 people, 3.03%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (6 people, 2.27%)
  6. Neutropenia (6 people, 2.27%)
  7. Thrombocytopenia (6 people, 2.27%)
  8. Leukopenia (4 people, 1.52%)
  9. Headache (4 people, 1.52%)
  10. Nausea (4 people, 1.52%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (234 people, 88.64%)
  2. Peg-intron (227 people, 85.98%)
  3. Rebetol (193 people, 73.11%)
  4. Pegasys (120 people, 45.45%)
  5. Incivek (64 people, 24.24%)
  6. Copegus (44 people, 16.67%)
  7. Intron a (32 people, 12.12%)
  8. Infergen (31 people, 11.74%)
  9. Acetaminophen (31 people, 11.74%)
  10. Ribasphere (30 people, 11.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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