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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Psoriasis?

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

We study 32,525 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Psoriasis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 128,801 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Cytomel.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) (latest reports from 137,870 patients) has been reported by people with psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 32,504 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 152 (0.47%) have Psoriasis. They amount to 0.11% of all the 137,868 people who have Psoriasis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Psoriasis in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :

FemaleMale
Psoriasis82.58%17.42%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.75%8.21%10.45%34.33%47.01%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Psoriasis0.00%37.50%37.50%25.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (48 people, 31.58%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (44 people, 28.95%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 17.11%)
  4. Depression (23 people, 15.13%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 14.47%)
  6. Pain (19 people, 12.50%)
  7. Vitamin supplementation (18 people, 11.84%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 10.53%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 9.21%)
  10. Anxiety (13 people, 8.55%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (96 people, 63.16%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (60 people, 39.47%)
  3. Synthroid (52 people, 34.21%)
  4. Aspirin (19 people, 12.50%)
  5. Vitamin d (17 people, 11.18%)
  6. Lisinopril (15 people, 9.87%)
  7. Methotrexate (13 people, 8.55%)
  8. Simvastatin (13 people, 8.55%)
  9. Hydrochlorothiazide (12 people, 7.89%)
  10. Glipizide (10 people, 6.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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