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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is methotrexate effective for refractory skin infections?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Yes but not all : It can help certain skin lesions but you need an evaluation to see if yours is one thatight respond. Depending on the diagnosis it can be an adjuvant to therapy.
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
No: Methotrexate is not an antibiotic. It is a chemotherapy drug. It may be used for certain malignancies and autoimmune disorders.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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