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A male asked:

Is it ok to inject enbrel (etanercept) when i have a cold sore in my mouth?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Why risk it: It is probably safe but i would suggest caution and to hold Enbrel (etanercept) until the cold sore has healed.
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