Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Psoriasis?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 18, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,417 people who have Hypothyroidism. Among them, 141 experience Psoriasis. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 126,171 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Armour Thyroid.
Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) (latest reports from 136,337 patients) has been reported by people with psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 32,303 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 142 (0.44%) have Psoriasis.
Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :
Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (142 people, 100.00%)
- Psoriasis (81 people, 57.04%)
- Hypertension (46 people, 32.39%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (43 people, 30.28%)
- Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 18.31%)
- Depression (23 people, 16.20%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 15.49%)
- Pain (18 people, 12.68%)
- Vitamin supplementation (17 people, 11.97%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 11.27%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Humira (94 people, 66.20%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (54 people, 38.03%)
- Synthroid (51 people, 35.92%)
- Aspirin (18 people, 12.68%)
- Lisinopril (15 people, 10.56%)
- Vitamin d (15 people, 10.56%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 9.15%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (12 people, 8.45%)
- Methotrexate (12 people, 8.45%)
- Glipizide (10 people, 7.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hypothyrodism caused dry skin. Initially my lower lip split and wouldn't heal. I now have a patch of skin that carries the same symptoms and looks like psoriasis. This has happened since taking Levothyroxine and lasted for 5 years.
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