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Would you have Itching when you have The flu?

Summary: Itching is found among people with The flu, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have The flu, and take medication Tamiflu. We study 61 people who have Itching and The flu from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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The flu

The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) can be treated by Tamiflu, Ibuprofen, Amoxicillin, Nyquil, Acetaminophen, Tylenol. (latest reports from 23,490 The Flu patients)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)

On Apr, 29, 2015: 60 people who have the flu and Itching are studied.

Trend of Itching in the flu reports

Gender of people who have the flu and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching72.15%27.85%

Age of people who have the flu and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%4.17%6.94%11.11%27.78%12.50%13.89%23.61%

Severity of the symptom * :

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Influenza (60 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypertension (3 people, 5.00%)
  3. Contraception (2 people, 3.33%)
  4. Infection parasitic (2 people, 3.33%)
  5. Psoriasis (2 people, 3.33%)
  6. Flu (2 people, 3.33%)
  7. Hypersensitivity (2 people, 3.33%)
  8. Sinusitis (2 people, 3.33%)
  9. Anaemia (1 people, 1.67%)
  10. Constipation (1 people, 1.67%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tamiflu (16 people, 26.67%)
  2. Acetaminophen (11 people, 18.33%)
  3. Ibuprofen (8 people, 13.33%)
  4. Aspirin (7 people, 11.67%)
  5. Lasix (7 people, 11.67%)
  6. Allopurinol (6 people, 10.00%)
  7. Humalog (6 people, 10.00%)
  8. Relenza (6 people, 10.00%)
  9. Aldactone (5 people, 8.33%)
  10. Lantus (5 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Itching is localized on my back, scalp, and hip areas. It's so bad I can not get relief from scratching. I scratch so much n so hard I Welp up and almost bleed. Happened a few mos ago out if nowhere and lasted few days then returned again few mos later and won't go away.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • rash is spreading. Started on thighs and now involves everywhere but face. raised red bumps. Some with what looks like pimples/white heads. Not relieved by antihistamines. very itchy.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Itching on my lower legs during the day very minimal but gets worse at night especially when I change from long pants to shorts and legs are exposed. Wear Jeans 90% of the week during work. Arms itch too but not to serious. No kidney or liver pain. Use moisturizer but it doesn't seem to stop itch, skin is quite dry on legs. Drink about 6 units alcohol per week and 4 energy drinks and about 10 coffees per week. Could caffeine cause itching. when I go to bed itching stops but starts again in the morning when I get up. seems itch is worse when not in a relaxed state. I am also a smoker.

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