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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Red face?

Summary: Red face could be caused by Hepatitis c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Discomfort, and take Ribavirin.

We study 30,020 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 30,019 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 48 (0.16%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.01% of all the 372,070 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. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 6.25%)
  3. Bone pain (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. Prozac (6 people, 12.50%)
  9. Calcium carbonate (6 people, 12.50%)
  10. Albuterol (6 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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