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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Fluid retention?

Summary: Fluid retention could be caused by Rheumatoid arthritis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Prophylaxis, and take Humira.

We study 199,846 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 273 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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On Apr, 7, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 273 (0.14%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.31% of all the 88,704 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fluid retention in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :

FemaleMale
Fluid retention84.12%15.88%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.31%0.00%2.45%3.36%13.46%22.63%58.10%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%37.50%50.00%12.50%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (59 people, 21.61%)
  2. Hypertension (54 people, 19.78%)
  3. Pain (53 people, 19.41%)
  4. Depression (34 people, 12.45%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 11.36%)
  6. Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 10.99%)
  7. Gastric disorder (28 people, 10.26%)
  8. Anxiety (27 people, 9.89%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 8.06%)
  10. Ventricular fibrillation (20 people, 7.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (177 people, 64.84%)
  2. Methotrexate (173 people, 63.37%)
  3. Folic acid (104 people, 38.10%)
  4. Enbrel (90 people, 32.97%)
  5. Prednisone (67 people, 24.54%)
  6. Remicade (66 people, 24.18%)
  7. Prednisolone (40 people, 14.65%)
  8. Omeprazole (37 people, 13.55%)
  9. Aspirin (32 people, 11.72%)
  10. Glipizide (30 people, 10.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My diafram. Feels like its pushing on my lungs but they are clear to doctors check up.

    Diagnosed with fatty liver disease during this time due to bloodwork and echo on heart then abdominal ultrasound

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I just begsn tx for rs using safest meds possible but did not yolerste pills so we are doing injections once a week but since we started I developed abdom ook nal edema plus whole body especially feet which subsided ptior to msjor orgsn testing hestt kidney bloodwotk a nd liver ultra sound. Results were normsl all in but kidney workup. We are trying to get to third week of methotrexate tx becausr the last uri which my ra dr treated immediately with snyibiotics my ra pain seemed much better I just had abdominal swelling and pressure on lungs thrn and yhis time entire body swelled dr rulled out ra it was edrma order err d tests with bed rest feet up over weekend causing edema to go away prior to echo and ultra sound. Tests were normal so went to pulmonologist to get help breathing and they were sfraid to use antibiotics just like my primary dr brgore they know nothing about my ra drugs so how am I supposed to stop this from going inyo pneumonia?

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