A 32-year-old female asked:
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I have RA and taking mtx and enbrel (etanercept) .can I do a plastic surgery for my breasts and is there a side effect?

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Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Possible..: The chronic inflammation from RA may slow down the healing process. Also these medications lower the immune system. Therefore, your risk for infection may be higher than am average person. Check with your doctors before planning things.
Answered on Jul 17, 2019
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