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Review: could Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) cause Fever?

We study 862 people who have Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Fever. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)

Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin) (latest reports from 10,872 patients) can be treated by Plaquenil, Cellcept.

Fever

Fever (latest reports from 990,745 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 861 people who have systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) are studied. Among them, 33 (3.83%) have Fever. They amount to 0.00% of all the 986,588 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fever in systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) reports

Gender of people who have systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and experienced Fever * :

FemaleMale
Fever67.44%32.56%

Age of people who have systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and experienced Fever * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%54.55%18.18%30.30%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (10 people, 30.30%)
  2. Hyperuricaemia (9 people, 27.27%)
  3. Pulmonary hypertension (8 people, 24.24%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 15.15%)
  5. Prophylaxis (4 people, 12.12%)
  6. Reflux oesophagitis (4 people, 12.12%)
  7. Hypoglycaemia (3 people, 9.09%)
  8. Gastritis (3 people, 9.09%)
  9. Antisynthetase syndrome (1 people, 3.03%)
  10. Polymyositis (1 people, 3.03%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Diovan (9 people, 27.27%)
  2. Letairis (8 people, 24.24%)
  3. Tracleer (6 people, 18.18%)
  4. Remicade (6 people, 18.18%)
  5. Pantoprazole sodium (6 people, 18.18%)
  6. Potassium chloride (5 people, 15.15%)
  7. Sandostatin (5 people, 15.15%)
  8. Erythromycin (5 people, 15.15%)
  9. Levothyroxine sodium (5 people, 15.15%)
  10. Tyvaso (3 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

    My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.

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