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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Ascites?

Summary: Ascites could be caused by Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Levothyroxine sodium.

We study 32,525 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Ascites. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 128,796 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Armour Thyroid.

Ascites

Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity) (latest reports from 96,166 patients) has been reported by people with hepatic neoplasm malignant, high blood pressure, hiv infection, hepatitis c, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 32,504 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 61 (0.19%) have Ascites. They amount to 0.06% of all the 95,860 people who have Ascites on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ascites in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Ascites * :

FemaleMale
Ascites80.95%19.05%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Ascites * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ascites0.00%0.00%3.39%1.69%5.08%11.86%16.95%62.71%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ascites0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 27.87%)
  2. Pain (7 people, 11.48%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 9.84%)
  4. Depression (6 people, 9.84%)
  5. Anxiety (6 people, 9.84%)
  6. Constipation (5 people, 8.20%)
  7. Oedema (5 people, 8.20%)
  8. Arthritis (5 people, 8.20%)
  9. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (5 people, 8.20%)
  10. Colitis ulcerative (5 people, 8.20%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (25 people, 40.98%)
  2. Synthroid (17 people, 27.87%)
  3. Humira (8 people, 13.11%)
  4. Lasix (7 people, 11.48%)
  5. Methotrexate (7 people, 11.48%)
  6. Zyrtec (6 people, 9.84%)
  7. Exjade (5 people, 8.20%)
  8. Xanax (5 people, 8.20%)
  9. Sodium chloride (4 people, 6.56%)
  10. Prednisolone (4 people, 6.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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