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Review: could Lymphoma cause Sepsis?

Summary: Sepsis could be caused by Lymphoma, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Prophylaxis, and take Cyclophosphamide.

We study 3,520 people who have Lymphoma from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Sepsis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma (latest reports from 36,774 patients) is typically treated by Alkeran, Rituxan.

Sepsis

Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death) (latest reports from 308,674 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, preventive health care.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 3,520 people who have lymphoma are studied. Among them, 137 (3.89%) have Sepsis. They amount to 0.04% of all the 309,554 people who have Sepsis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sepsis in lymphoma reports

Gender of people who have lymphoma and experienced Sepsis * :

FemaleMale
Sepsis41.99%58.01%

Age of people who have lymphoma and experienced Sepsis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sepsis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.45%9.55%25.00%65.45%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (13 people, 9.49%)
  2. Chemotherapy (8 people, 5.84%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 5.84%)
  4. Aplastic anaemia (4 people, 2.92%)
  5. Insomnia (4 people, 2.92%)
  6. Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (4 people, 2.92%)
  7. Nausea (3 people, 2.19%)
  8. Pain (3 people, 2.19%)
  9. Fluid retention (2 people, 1.46%)
  10. Histiocytosis haematophagic (2 people, 1.46%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cyclophosphamide (93 people, 67.88%)
  2. Etoposide (87 people, 63.50%)
  3. Cytarabine (79 people, 57.66%)
  4. Prednisone (45 people, 32.85%)
  5. Ifosfamide (44 people, 32.12%)
  6. Oncovin (34 people, 24.82%)
  7. Dexamethasone (34 people, 24.82%)
  8. Methotrexate (33 people, 24.09%)
  9. Rituxan (28 people, 20.44%)
  10. Mesna (24 people, 17.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Peripheral neuropathy began shortly after Rituxan regime for lymphoma.
    It has continued for over 12 years
    Alleviated a bit by cymbalta

    Reply

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • I'm being treated for folicular lymphoma that has reoccured and effected the bone. I have had 3 rounds of chemo (one round of 3 days) every 21 days. In the last 2 weeks I'm been having excessive night sweats and fatigue that I did not have before.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Mucous cough, white or clear and runny nose white or clear, sometimes a little yellow

    Reply

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