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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly)?

We study 33,059 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,015 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

Enlarged spleen

Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 39,323 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 33,018 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 31 (0.09%) have Enlarged Spleen.

Trend of Enlarged spleen in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

FemaleMale
Enlarged spleen96.77%3.23%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged spleen0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%4.00%40.00%12.00%28.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (10 people, 32.26%)
  2. Hypertension (9 people, 29.03%)
  3. Acne (7 people, 22.58%)
  4. Irritable bowel syndrome (7 people, 22.58%)
  5. Headache (7 people, 22.58%)
  6. Laryngitis (7 people, 22.58%)
  7. Sinusitis (7 people, 22.58%)
  8. Eczema (7 people, 22.58%)
  9. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 16.13%)
  10. Bone pain (4 people, 12.90%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (15 people, 48.39%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (13 people, 41.94%)
  3. Elidel (7 people, 22.58%)
  4. Ranitidine (7 people, 22.58%)
  5. Tagamet (7 people, 22.58%)
  6. Cipro (7 people, 22.58%)
  7. Vicodin (7 people, 22.58%)
  8. Bextra (7 people, 22.58%)
  9. Differin (7 people, 22.58%)
  10. Pamine (7 people, 22.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Dave M. on Oct, 12, 2014:

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