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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.

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Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,130 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 372,653 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

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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