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Review: could Stroke cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Stroke, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Plavix.

We study 7,275 people who have Stroke from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Itching. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Stroke

Stroke (latest reports from 444,480 patients) is typically treated by Plavix, Aspirin, Aggrenox, Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Clopidogrel.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,475 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 7,275 people who have stroke are studied. Among them, 130 (1.79%) have Itching. They amount to 0.02% of all the 536,478 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in stroke reports

Gender of people who have stroke and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching58.57%41.43%

Age of people who have stroke and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.86%3.45%25.00%71.55%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (32 people, 24.62%)
  2. Depression (19 people, 14.62%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (19 people, 14.62%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 13.85%)
  5. Anxiety (18 people, 13.85%)
  6. Prophylaxis (17 people, 13.08%)
  7. Swelling (16 people, 12.31%)
  8. Myocardial infarction (15 people, 11.54%)
  9. Amnesia (15 people, 11.54%)
  10. Insomnia (13 people, 10.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Plavix (53 people, 40.77%)
  2. Aspirin (30 people, 23.08%)
  3. Lisinopril (21 people, 16.15%)
  4. Lasix (18 people, 13.85%)
  5. Exelon (16 people, 12.31%)
  6. Mevacor (15 people, 11.54%)
  7. Luvox (15 people, 11.54%)
  8. Ativan (15 people, 11.54%)
  9. Niaspan (15 people, 11.54%)
  10. Omeprazole (14 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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