Would you have Psoriasis when you have Hypothyroidism?


Psoriasis is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Humira and have Psoriasis. We study 419 people who have Psoriasis and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levothroid (latest reports from 77,089 Hypothyroidism patients)


Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) has been reported by people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 164,166 Psoriasis patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

419 people who have Hypothyroidism and Psoriasis are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Psoriasis when you have Hypothyroidism?

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Psoriasis *:

  • female: 82.01 %
  • male: 17.99 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Psoriasis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.25 %
  • 30-39: 5.79 %
  • 40-49: 10.61 %
  • 50-59: 38.91 %
  • 60+: 42.44 %

Severity of Psoriasis *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 30 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (262 people, 62.53%)
  • Hypertension (150 people, 35.80%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (122 people, 29.12%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (82 people, 19.57%)
  • Depression (71 people, 16.95%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (286 people, 68.26%)
  • Synthroid (169 people, 40.33%)
  • Levothyroxine (69 people, 16.47%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (64 people, 15.27%)
  • Methotrexate (58 people, 13.84%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (79 people, 18.85%)
  • Arthralgia (57 people, 13.60%)
  • Injection Site Pain (41 people, 9.79%)
  • Pruritus (39 people, 9.31%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (31 people, 7.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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