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Supposed to bleed after taking the shot of mtx?

Supposed to bleed after taking the shot of mtx?

Maybe: Where are you bleeding from? If it was a subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, slight bleeding or a bruise at the site is not unusual. If you are bleeding from your gums, nose, in your urine or your bowel movements, this requires urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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What will happen if I get a piercing while on mtx?

What will happen if I get a piercing while on mtx?

Usually nothing: If Methotrexate (mtx) increases infection risk, it is minimal. Some published studies even show no increased risk. However, if mtx is taken for rheumatoid arthritis (ra), there is an increased infection risk due to the ra. If the RA is well controlled, some patients choose to skip mtx for a week while they get pierced (not usually necessary). Sterile piercing technique is far more important! ...Read more

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Should i takre mtx when I have a virus?

Should i takre mtx when I have a virus?

See below: You may want to leave it off if you have an infection and resume it when the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant after mtx?

Is it possible to get pregnant after mtx?

Chemotherapy: If mtx stands for methotrexate then yes, it is possible to get pregnant after methotrexate treatment and provided the treatment has been completed. ...Read more

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What are the standard blood tests people who take mtx should have

What are the standard blood tests people who take mtx should have

It depends: It depends on the dose. At the very least you should have a cbc. In addition, liver and kidney function needs to be monitored periodically. ...Read more

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I have RA and am on mtx, could it be causing me extreme sun sensativity?

I have RA and am on mtx, could it be causing me extreme sun sensativity?

Yes: This is a known potential side effect of methotrexate. Sun avoidance and use of sunscreen is recommended in this situation. It is also important to make sure this is due to the sun and not an allergic reaction or vasculitis. You should discuss with your doctor. http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/medications/methotrexate.asp. ...Read more

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1st shot of MTX levels went from 2000 to 13000. 2nd shot levels 9000 & in 3 days levels were 1100 is this normal drop for an ectopic preg?

1st shot of MTX levels went from 2000 to 13000. 2nd shot levels 9000 & in 3 days levels were 1100 is this normal drop for an ectopic preg?

Methotrexate: BHCG testing is done to follow the response to Methotrexate in the treatment of an ectopic pregnancy. Levels should be checked on post treatment day 4 to establish the baseline. Then one expects at least a 15% drop between day 4 and day 7. If not then repeat treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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I´ve been on mtx for almost 3 years now. 15mg per week. Now I´m experianceing morg side affect the usual. Why is that? ex.more nausia and fatiq.....

I´ve been on mtx for almost 3 years now. 15mg per week.  Now I´m experianceing morg side affect the usual. Why is that? ex.more nausia and fatiq.....

Side effects...: You may experience new side effects at any time of taking a medication even when you have been taking it for a prolonged period of time. If it is a medication like this one that may be associated with many systemic side effects it is very important that you get seen by the doctor who prescribed it and get labs done to make sure there are no serious issues associated with this medication. ...Read more

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Had a miscarriage & need some info on mtx?

Had a miscarriage & need some info on mtx?

MTX used 4 ectopics.: Mtx is methotrexate, a mild chemotherapeutic/immunosuppresant drug that is widely used to manage ectopic pregnancies without surgery. It can cause liver, kidney, blood toxicity during therapy and should only be taken in close supervision by a competent physician. Did you have a miscarriage or an ectopic? Mtx is not used for miscarriages. ...Read more

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Am I suppose to bleed after a shot of methotrexate mtx?

Am I suppose to bleed after a shot of methotrexate mtx?

Maybe: Bleeding or bruising at the site of an injection is not unusual. Bleeding from the gums, nose, in the urine or stool requires urgent medical attention. ...Read more