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Review: could Rosacea cause Shingles?

We study 1,473 people who have Rosacea from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Shingles (Herpes zoster). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rosacea

Rosacea (latest reports from 10,400 patients) can be treated by Oracea, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Metrogel, Tetracycline Hydrochloride.

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,935 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 1,473 people who have rosacea are studied. Among them, 3 (0.20%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.00% of all the 116,933 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shingles in rosacea reports

Gender of people who have rosacea and experienced Shingles * :

FemaleMale
Shingles33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have rosacea and experienced Shingles * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%100.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Metrogel (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Solodyn (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Exforge (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Chantix (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Aspirin (1 people, 33.33%)
  6. Accutane (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- Rosacea (1,060 reports)

 

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- Oracea
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