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Review: could Psoriasis cause Shingles?

We study 58,201 people who have Psoriasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Shingles (Herpes zoster). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis (latest reports from 127,787 patients) are typically treated by Humira, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Stelara, Clobetasol Propionate, Methotrexate.

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,544 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 58,192 people who have psoriasis are studied. Among them, 364 (0.63%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.31% of all the 116,046 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shingles in psoriasis reports

Gender of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :

FemaleMale
Shingles53.25%46.75%

Age of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%1.33%3.67%10.67%21.00%27.00%36.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Psoriatic arthropathy (85 people, 23.35%)
  2. Depression (27 people, 7.42%)
  3. Hypertension (23 people, 6.32%)
  4. Prophylaxis (20 people, 5.49%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 4.40%)
  6. Angina pectoris (14 people, 3.85%)
  7. Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people, 2.75%)
  8. Anxiety (10 people, 2.75%)
  9. Gout (10 people, 2.75%)
  10. Vitamin supplementation (8 people, 2.20%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Enbrel (171 people, 46.98%)
  2. Humira (100 people, 27.47%)
  3. Methotrexate (45 people, 12.36%)
  4. Remicade (44 people, 12.09%)
  5. Raptiva (41 people, 11.26%)
  6. Amevive (34 people, 9.34%)
  7. Stelara (29 people, 7.97%)
  8. Prednisolone (24 people, 6.59%)
  9. Folic acid (24 people, 6.59%)
  10. Aspirin (20 people, 5.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Came down with fever and sore throat on 11/22/13. Diagnosed in ER on 11/23/2013 with Strep Throat via rapid test. Given 7 days worth of 500mg of Azithromycin. 11/26/13,developed pustules on palms. Went to doc on 11/27,got lab work. Pustules on palms, wrists, in mouth and airway, on face... progressed rapidly. Went to urgent care on 11/29. Changed meds, had more lab work. Became more severe as it spread to trunk, and legs on 11/30. Went to ER and was admitted into the hospital. Continued to decline. Right knee swelled requiring mobility assistance. Declined until 12/5 when AGEP was diagnosed then discharged on 12/7 (48 hrs after steroids introduced). At first many doctors and nurses thought it was Stevens Johnsons and a reaction to the antibiotic because I am also allergic to Penicillin. It was ruled out. Biopsies confirmed it was most likely AGEP. It has been more than 2 months since I was diagnosed, and I am still having eruptions on my palms and sometimes on my tongue. Each time we try to taper off of the Prednisone I have new outbreaks after going down to 30mg around day 7. Going back up to 40 stopped the outbreaks, but we only went back up to 35 after the outbreak on 1/21 and new spots continue to appear every 2-3 days. Labs show increased Lyphs Abs at 4.6, high Glucose. Other labwork results fluxuate with highs and lows in other areas. Have severe thirst and swollen joints. Awaiting final lab results to begin Methotrexate next week.

    Reply

    taybron on Jun, 15, 2014:

    My mother in law has been suffering for AGEP. It's been going on for months. It starts to geta little better then the outbreaks start all over again. She is very very sick. If anyone has any tips or information please contact me at taybrons7@yahoo.com Thanks, Carla

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Enlarged red blood cells, low white blood cells, low red cells, low hematocrit, high reticulocyte,folate high, mcv kigh,mch high, mpv low,WBC low,alp high,gfr low

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I am on Glipizide ER 10mg for type 2 diabeties, which I take in the mornings. I also take 30 units of Lantus Solo Star insulin in the evening, which keeps my blood sugar in normal levels. Since beginning Stelara about 3 1/2 weeks ago my blood sugar levels have been 248 - 311. I am due for another injection of Stelara in a few day. Is stelara supposed to increase blood sugar levels and should I report this to my Dr.?

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