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Would you have Fluid retention when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Fluid retention is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Preventive health care, and take medication Humira. We study 276 people who have Fluid retention and Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Prednisone, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,694 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,467 Fluid retention patients)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 276 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Fluid Retention are studied.

Trend of Fluid retention in rheumatoid arthritis reports

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

FemaleMale
Fluid retention84.24%15.76%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.30%0.00%2.42%3.32%13.60%22.66%57.70%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%36.36%54.55%9.09%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (59 people, 21.38%)
  2. Hypertension (54 people, 19.57%)
  3. Pain (53 people, 19.20%)
  4. Depression (34 people, 12.32%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 11.23%)
  6. Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 10.87%)
  7. Gastric disorder (28 people, 10.14%)
  8. Anxiety (27 people, 9.78%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 7.97%)
  10. Back pain (20 people, 7.25%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (177 people, 64.13%)
  2. Methotrexate (173 people, 62.68%)
  3. Folic acid (104 people, 37.68%)
  4. Enbrel (90 people, 32.61%)
  5. Prednisone (67 people, 24.28%)
  6. Remicade (66 people, 23.91%)
  7. Prednisolone (40 people, 14.49%)
  8. Omeprazole (37 people, 13.41%)
  9. Aspirin (32 people, 11.59%)
  10. Glipizide (30 people, 10.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Numerous other symptoms
    Was diagnosed with SLE Lupus (18 months ago) in addition to Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 years ago) - in remission for approx. 2-3 years.
    Have been receiving Actemra infusions for 3 years 4 months and have been given the options to:
    a) remain on drug and endure current symptoms
    b) change current RA treatment
    c) take 'drug holiday' of 6 month from current treatment to see if 'lupus-like' symptoms improve (and risking RA remission status)
    I must make a decision about ceasing or continuing current Actemra treatment

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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

    Does ra attack liver or is it causing infect ion on an organ white blood cell couny in all three labs were very high as well as sugar levels being slighty high

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year 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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