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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Fluid retention?
We study 200,037 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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Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 321,185 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,556 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 200,017 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 273 (0.14%) have Fluid Retention.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :
|Fluid retention||84.12%||15.88% |
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Fluid retention * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.31%||0.00%||2.45%||3.36%||13.46%||22.63%||58.10% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||37.50%||50.00%||12.50% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (59 people, 21.61%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 19.78%)
- Pain (53 people, 19.41%)
- Depression (34 people, 12.45%)
- Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 11.36%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 10.99%)
- Gastric disorder (28 people, 10.26%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 9.89%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 8.06%)
- Back pain (20 people, 7.33%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Humira (177 people, 64.84%)
- Methotrexate (173 people, 63.37%)
- Folic acid (104 people, 38.10%)
- Enbrel (90 people, 32.97%)
- Prednisone (67 people, 24.54%)
- Remicade (66 people, 24.18%)
- Prednisolone (40 people, 14.65%)
- Omeprazole (37 people, 13.55%)
- Aspirin (32 people, 11.72%)
- 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.
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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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Rheumatoid Arthritis is also known as: Arthritis - rheumatoid, RA.
Fluid Retention is also known as: Water Retention.
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