Would you have Sweating - excessive (Hyperhidrosis) when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?
Summary: Sweating - excessive is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Methotrexate.
We study 1,239 people who have Sweating - excessive (Hyperhidrosis) 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 (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Prednisone, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,624 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 42,861 Sweating - excessive patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 1,239 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Sweating - Excessive are studied.
Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Sweating - excessive * :
|Sweating - excessive||74.68%||25.32% |
Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Sweating - excessive * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.08%||2.54%||7.24%||13.01%||39.49%||37.64% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||15.38%||53.85%||30.77% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (155 people, 12.51%)
- Pain (107 people, 8.64%)
- Depression (76 people, 6.13%)
- Osteoporosis (70 people, 5.65%)
- Vitamin supplementation (54 people, 4.36%)
- Anxiety (53 people, 4.28%)
- Fibromyalgia (49 people, 3.95%)
- Prophylaxis (48 people, 3.87%)
- Hypothyroidism (46 people, 3.71%)
- Diabetes mellitus (39 people, 3.15%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Methotrexate (671 people, 54.16%)
- Humira (583 people, 47.05%)
- Enbrel (499 people, 40.27%)
- Remicade (351 people, 28.33%)
- Folic acid (347 people, 28.01%)
- Prednisone (285 people, 23.00%)
- Arava (148 people, 11.95%)
- Prednisolone (119 people, 9.60%)
- Plaquenil (109 people, 8.80%)
- Omeprazole (94 people, 7.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Comments for this study:
Carol (8 months ago):
I feel your agony! I started with sweating and heat sensitivity back in my mid-40's, but it was mild then. I thought it was just my age. Years later, it became much worse and my heart went crazy. I was diagnosed with tachycardia. I was sent from one doctor to another and they all thought I had a neuroendocrine type tumor secreting high levels of norpinephrine. Years later, I was finally diagnosed with fibromyalgia but now, they are thinking I have RA or Psoriatic Arthritis. Before all this, another doctor thought I might have Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Since then, I've learned there is a link between POTS and RA, PSA, and Fibro. I sweat for no reason. I sweat more if I just "stand," versus walking, but the worst is standing or walking or even sitting when the heat and humidity (or dewpoint) becomes high. It's a nightmare! I have to keep the house freezing cold, freeze my co-workers to death at the office. (I had a hysterectomy at age 22 so menopause has never been the culprit.) Sweat just pours out of me and all over! You might check out POTS---not that you'll ever get any relief for it!
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kaytech59 (3 years ago):
I'm a 60 yo white female, p Iost menopausal since 1995.I live outside of Chicago.I've had RA for 30 years. I'm 5'1" and wieght 190#.
I had right knee replaced 3 years ago. After this first surgery, my RA got worst and I couldn't return to work.My lower back pain got worst. Two years ago I woke up one morning and my left leg was numb. I was diagnosised with spinal stenosis and had 2 back surgeries to rebuild and fuse my back.That leg never came back.After this, I noticed I was sweating more than usual. Last year, I had my other knee replaced.I sweat as if I was going through the change again: hot liquids, walking across the room or worst, exercise! I'll be drenched completely, hair, waistband,back just dripping in sweat.I've recently had lab work, everything is normal. I stopped Cymbalta and the only other things that may cause sweating is my 10mg prednisone and 40mg Arava, daily. Is there anything I can do? I'm trying to watch my weight and possibly lose. I sweat getting dress! I need help!
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