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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Red face?

We study 30,024 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 56,464 patients) can be treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,543 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 30,023 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 48 (0.16%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.01% of all the 377,493 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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  • After completion of Hepatitis C treatment the above symptoms started getting better but she got pneumonia and hospitalized (plural effusion and mild pericardial effusion)in the last of third month (after cessation of Hep C therapy). Her Anti-dsDNA was 1334 and ANA was 1.59(normal range (as per Lab) was <1.5), C3,C4 and ENA titers were all in normal ranges.Now she is being given Steriods (Deltacortril) and HCQ 200 which has been tapered down to one tablet of Deltacortril(prednisolone) on alternate day and one tablet HCQ daily. Presently she is having Uriticaria otherwise she is fine.

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