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Review: could Ulcerative colitis cause Rash?

Summary: Rash could be caused by Ulcerative colitis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Crohn's disease, and take Remicade.

We study 10,979 people who have Ulcerative colitis from FDA and social media. Among them, 461 have Rash (Rashes). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (latest reports from 63,387 patients) are typically treated by Asacol, Remicade, Lialda, Prednisone, Mesalamine, Azathioprine.


Rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,107 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 10,975 people who have ulcerative colitis are studied. Among them, 464 (4.23%) have Rash. They amount to 0.05% of all the 963,642 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in ulcerative colitis reports

Gender of people who have ulcerative colitis and experienced Rash * :


Age of people who have ulcerative colitis and experienced Rash * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (88 people, 18.97%)
  2. Contraception (27 people, 5.82%)
  3. Vitamin supplementation (25 people, 5.39%)
  4. Depression (22 people, 4.74%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (20 people, 4.31%)
  6. Inflammatory bowel disease (20 people, 4.31%)
  7. Cough (19 people, 4.09%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 4.09%)
  9. Pulmonary embolism (16 people, 3.45%)
  10. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 3.23%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Remicade (335 people, 72.20%)
  2. Humira (185 people, 39.87%)
  3. Prednisone (152 people, 32.76%)
  4. Asacol (133 people, 28.66%)
  5. Lialda (92 people, 19.83%)
  6. Azathioprine (80 people, 17.24%)
  7. Mercaptopurine (67 people, 14.44%)
  8. Imuran (64 people, 13.79%)
  9. Colazal (62 people, 13.36%)
  10. Sulfasalazine (61 people, 13.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Ulcerative colitis (10,101 reports)


Related symptom

- Rash


Related drugs

- Asacol
- Remicade
- Lialda
- Prednisone
- Mesalamine
- Azathioprine
- Imuran
- Mercaptopurine
- Asacol Hd
- Sulfasalazine
- Pentasa
- Humira
- Apriso
- Canasa
- Colazal
- Balsalazide Disodium
- Purinethol
- Prednisolone
- Dipentum
- Entocort Ec



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