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Review: could Rheumatoid arthritis cause Night sweats?

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

We study 199,855 people who have Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Among them, 565 have Night sweats. 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 292,799 patients) are typically treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Prednisone, Humira, Plaquenil.

Night sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) (latest reports from 76,490 patients) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, acupuncture and pain, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 199,829 people who have rheumatoid arthritis are studied. Among them, 565 (0.28%) have Night Sweats. They amount to 0.74% of all the 76,151 people who have Night Sweats on eHealthMe.

Trend of Night sweats in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Night sweats * :

FemaleMale
Night sweats72.01%27.99%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Night sweats * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Night sweats0.00%0.00%0.00%2.36%4.41%12.91%37.32%43.15%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Night sweats7.69%23.08%61.54%7.69%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (70 people, 12.39%)
  2. Hypertension (59 people, 10.44%)
  3. Pain (52 people, 9.20%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (45 people, 7.96%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (35 people, 6.19%)
  6. Prophylaxis (33 people, 5.84%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (23 people, 4.07%)
  8. Arthritis (21 people, 3.72%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 3.19%)
  10. Nausea (15 people, 2.65%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (365 people, 64.60%)
  2. Methotrexate (324 people, 57.35%)
  3. Prednisone (202 people, 35.75%)
  4. Enbrel (194 people, 34.34%)
  5. Folic acid (164 people, 29.03%)
  6. Remicade (106 people, 18.76%)
  7. Celebrex (101 people, 17.88%)
  8. Arava (80 people, 14.16%)
  9. Fosamax (61 people, 10.80%)
  10. Diovan (57 people, 10.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Wake up after about 4 hours sleeps, bathed in sweat and can 'to go back to sleep for a couple of hours.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Healed joint and soft tissue injuries (PID) return with increased pain and swelling. Pressure changes with position. Frequency and intensity of migraines increased with pressure symptoms. Genetic connective tissue disorder - Ehler Danlos Syndrome. Cardiac arrhythmia. History of rheumatic fever, pneumothorax, whooping cough, and severe allergic reactions.

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