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Review: could Hypertension cause Petechiae?

We study 208,718 people who have Hypertension from FDA and social media. Among them, 217 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 1,146,949 patients) is typically treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Ramipril.

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 34,939 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 208,599 people who have hypertension are studied. Among them, 217 (0.10%) have Petechiae. They amount to 0.62% of all the 34,889 people who have Petechiae on eHealthMe.

Trend of Petechiae in hypertension reports

Gender of people who have hypertension and experienced Petechiae * :

FemaleMale
Petechiae70.75%29.25%

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%1.84%7.35%13.24%77.57%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Petechiae23.08%50.00%26.92%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 16.13%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (33 people, 15.21%)
  3. Depression (25 people, 11.52%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (20 people, 9.22%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (18 people, 8.29%)
  6. Prophylaxis (17 people, 7.83%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 7.37%)
  8. Pituitary tumour benign (14 people, 6.45%)
  9. Renal failure (14 people, 6.45%)
  10. Pain (13 people, 5.99%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (40 people, 18.43%)
  2. Diovan (34 people, 15.67%)
  3. Aspirin (30 people, 13.82%)
  4. Prednisolone (28 people, 12.90%)
  5. Omeprazole (25 people, 11.52%)
  6. Indapamide (23 people, 10.60%)
  7. Enalapril maleate (23 people, 10.60%)
  8. Carvedilol (23 people, 10.60%)
  9. Simvastatin (21 people, 9.68%)
  10. Norvasc (20 people, 9.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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