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Review: could The flu cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by The flu, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Hypertension, and take Tamiflu.

We study 7,162 people who have The flu from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Itching. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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The flu

The flu (latest reports from 97,268 patients) is typically treated by Tamiflu, Ibuprofen, Amoxicillin, Tylenol, Acetaminophen, Nyquil.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,449 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 7,159 people who have the flu are studied. Among them, 60 (0.84%) have Itching. They amount to 0.01% of all the 536,696 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

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%4.23%7.04%11.27%28.17%12.68%14.08%23.94%

Severity of the symptom * :

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 5.00%)
  2. Contraception (2 people, 3.33%)
  3. Infection parasitic (2 people, 3.33%)
  4. Psoriasis (2 people, 3.33%)
  5. Hypersensitivity (2 people, 3.33%)
  6. Sinusitis (2 people, 3.33%)
  7. Anaemia (1 people, 1.67%)
  8. Constipation (1 people, 1.67%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 1.67%)
  10. Chest discomfort (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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  • itching all day long, but worse at night, seems to accompany anxiety attacks

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