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Review: could Hypertension cause Petechiae?

Summary: Petechiae could be caused by Hypertension, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Atrial fibrillation, and take Lisinopril.

We study 207,855 people who have Hypertension from FDA and social media. Among them, 215 have Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypertension

Hypertension (latest reports from 1,152,494 patients) is typically treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Norvasc, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide.

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 34,593 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 207,714 people who have hypertension are studied. Among them, 215 (0.10%) have Petechiae. They amount to 0.62% of all the 34,509 people who have Petechiae on eHealthMe.

Trend of Petechiae in hypertension reports

Gender of people who have hypertension and experienced Petechiae * :

FemaleMale
Petechiae70.55%29.45%

Age of people who have hypertension and experienced Petechiae * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petechiae0.00%0.00%0.00%0.37%1.85%7.04%12.96%78.15%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Petechiae25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 16.28%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (33 people, 15.35%)
  3. Depression (25 people, 11.63%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (20 people, 9.30%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (18 people, 8.37%)
  6. Prophylaxis (17 people, 7.91%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 7.44%)
  8. Renal failure (14 people, 6.51%)
  9. Pituitary tumour benign (14 people, 6.51%)
  10. Insomnia (13 people, 6.05%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (40 people, 18.60%)
  2. Diovan (34 people, 15.81%)
  3. Aspirin (30 people, 13.95%)
  4. Prednisolone (28 people, 13.02%)
  5. Omeprazole (25 people, 11.63%)
  6. Indapamide (23 people, 10.70%)
  7. Carvedilol (23 people, 10.70%)
  8. Enalapril maleate (23 people, 10.70%)
  9. Simvastatin (21 people, 9.77%)
  10. Pradaxa (20 people, 9.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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