Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Thyroid cancer?
We study 203,320 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 have Thyroid cancer. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 280,337 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.
Thyroid cancer (latest reports from 13,753 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 203,319 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 392 (0.19%) have Thyroid Cancer. They amount to 2.85% of all the 13,739 people who have Thyroid Cancer on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :
|Thyroid cancer||91.76%||8.24% |
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :
|Thyroid cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.75%||11.25%||23.75%||30.75%||23.75%||10.00% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thyroid cancer||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (28 people, 7.14%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 3.83%)
- Fatigue (14 people, 3.57%)
- Back pain (14 people, 3.57%)
- Thyroidectomy (13 people, 3.32%)
- Contraception (12 people, 3.06%)
- Asthma (12 people, 3.06%)
- Pain (7 people, 1.79%)
- Paraesthesia (7 people, 1.79%)
- Restless legs syndrome (7 people, 1.79%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (207 people, 52.81%)
- Tysabri (109 people, 27.81%)
- Rebif (60 people, 15.31%)
- Lexapro (22 people, 5.61%)
- Campath (19 people, 4.85%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 4.08%)
- Methylprednisolone (16 people, 4.08%)
- Ambien (14 people, 3.57%)
- Phentermine (14 people, 3.57%)
- Soma (14 people, 3.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I take Prozac for depression, Atenolol Chlorthalidone for hypertension, and Valium as needed for stress. I also Vasovagal when stressed, which is becoming more frequent as I get older. Can I take a Valium in preparation for stressful situations, or does that exacerbate my tendency to Vasovagal under stress?
Deru on Jul, 9, 2014:
try Acupuncture or buy a Acupuncture machine which has pads to stimulate your nerves. Your sure to quit using antidepressants and be stable for the rest of your life but treatment should be done for about 6 months or more and may differ case to case.
From this study (1 week ago):
have a bad cough feels like a lump when try to swallow. wake up cant breath start coughing hard. heart rate is 107 air 96
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Had Respiratory Distress, coughing, clogged nasal passages, an extreme skin rash and problems sleeping.
After telling my neurologist these symptoms worsen after I get a needle of Rebif he didn't really believe me because I was taking Rebif for about 8 years with no to little side effects. I was admitted to the hospital for Respiratory Distress and taken off Rebif. I still have cold like symptoms and my white blood cells have increased over the 2 1/2 month I have been taken off Rebif. My doctors and I are still trying to definitely confirm the reaction was to Rebif.
I have had numerous blood tests, EKG, Pulmonary tests, allergy tests and chest x-rays.
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