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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Fibroids?

Summary: Fibroids could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Hormone replacement therapy, and take Methotrexate.

We study 199,846 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Fibroids (Uterine fibroids). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 292,788 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Fibroids

Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,248 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 43 (0.02%) have Fibroids. They amount to 1.02% of all the 4,233 people who have Fibroids on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fibroids in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fibroids * :

FemaleMale
Fibroids100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fibroids * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibroids0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%19.18%58.90%10.96%12.33%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fibroids0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hormone replacement therapy (20 people, 46.51%)
  2. Pain (12 people, 27.91%)
  3. Osteopenia (11 people, 25.58%)
  4. Hypertension (9 people, 20.93%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (8 people, 18.60%)
  6. Bone disorder (7 people, 16.28%)
  7. Onychomycosis (6 people, 13.95%)
  8. Gastric disorder (6 people, 13.95%)
  9. Osteoporosis (5 people, 11.63%)
  10. Nipple infection (4 people, 9.30%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (43 people, 100.00%)
  2. Humira (39 people, 90.70%)
  3. Folic acid (27 people, 62.79%)
  4. Enbrel (24 people, 55.81%)
  5. Arava (22 people, 51.16%)
  6. Prednisone (22 people, 51.16%)
  7. Celebrex (22 people, 51.16%)
  8. Fosamax (20 people, 46.51%)
  9. Prempro (20 people, 46.51%)
  10. Vitamin e (20 people, 46.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Rheumatoid arthritis (196,866 reports)

 

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- Methotrexate Sodium
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