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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Red face?

We study 30,023 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Red face (Skin blushing/flushing). 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 56,449 patients) is typically treated by Pegasys, Ribavirin, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,146 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 30,022 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 48 (0.16%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.01% of all the 376,440 people who have Red Face on eHealthMe.

Trend of Red face in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Red face * :

FemaleMale
Red face53.19%46.81%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Red face * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.00%0.00%13.48%12.36%29.21%39.33%6.74%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Discomfort (3 people, 6.25%)
  2. Bone pain (3 people, 6.25%)
  3. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 6.25%)
  4. Pyrexia (2 people, 4.17%)
  5. Dermatitis medicamentosa (1 people, 2.08%)
  6. Depression (1 people, 2.08%)
  7. Nervousness (1 people, 2.08%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (48 people, 100.00%)
  2. Pegasys (40 people, 83.33%)
  3. Peg-intron (40 people, 83.33%)
  4. Incivek (28 people, 58.33%)
  5. Rebetol (21 people, 43.75%)
  6. Copegus (12 people, 25.00%)
  7. Intron a (7 people, 14.58%)
  8. Neurontin (6 people, 12.50%)
  9. Protonix (6 people, 12.50%)
  10. Norco (6 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • scotty8110 on May, 29, 2014:

    I have taken lisinopril for 11 years . I have had a red face for 10 years and just recently I broke out with a lupus type butterfly redness with scabs on each side of my face . the hospital had no idea what the cause was and when I went to my primary care doctor he had heard the servey on the radio about lisinopril and told me to get off of it NOW . After 1 week of being off of it my face no longer itches and most of the redness has disappeared

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    Sandy on Jul, 9, 2012:

    I was prescribed Lisinoprill when I had hypertension due to undiagnosed hypothyroid. After 3 years of being diagnosed and taking my thyroid meds my doctors were reluctant to re-evaluate my hypertension. I had severe red to purple face and neck and decided to wean myself off Lisinoprill. Over six months I did that and then discontinued it altogether. My neck and face have returned to normal coloration. I will bring this report and my results to my doctor. I have my own blood pressure cuff at home and my blood pressure remains stable.

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    Jessie on Mar, 27, 2013:

    Female, Age 45
    I've been on Lisnopril for over 6 years. I noticed I started to get red face after 1 year of taking this medication. I never thought it would be from the meds. But now I know it definately is. I cannot stand it, it is so inbarassing. When I get out of the shower in the morning it looks like I have a serious sun burn all over my face I have to use cake makup to cover it.

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