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Review: could Fish oil cause Boils (Furuncle)?

Summary: Boils is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 20,139 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.

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Fish oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,128 Fish oil users)

Boils

Boils (infection of the hair follicle) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,260 Boils patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 13 people (0.06%) have Boils.

Trend of Boils in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Boils * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Boils when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Boils69.23%30.77%

Age of people who have Boils when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%33.33%25.00%33.33%

Severity of Boils when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Boils0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Boils ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Vitamin supplementation (5 people, 38.46%)
  3. Pain (4 people, 30.77%)
  4. Hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Psoriasis (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (7 people, 53.85%)
  2. Folic acid (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Aspirin (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Vitamin d (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Multiple vitamins (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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