I am suffering from psorasis and from the last 3 months and now i have developed pain in the left ankle. it is psoratic arthritis. i have been put on methotrexate. the skin part of the disease is under control but the leg pain is still there the docs are reducing the methotrexate dose and are telling to withdraw.my ankle pain is still like that only. will the withdraw of methotrexate will not worsen the leg pain ?
I am sorry to say that psoriasis does not have any permanent treatment. even my father has this problem of psoriasis, he has skin lesion also. he is addicted to steroidal creams now. and some time pain and swelling of the joints. he take some painkillers to reduce the pain.
Psoriasis, i read that it will affect the skin where there will be shining, thick skin. How can it cause bone disease. Is it possible that it also causes disease in bones, i never heard this, can any one please explain
i am 30 and have psorasis arthritis i am tacking Methotraxiate i am 30 and have psorasis arthritis i am tacking Methotraxiate since 1 year but its still not cured psorasis since 8 years but psorasis arthritis is since 18 months y its tacking too much time i am just worried as i have married one year ago and doing family planning my doctor suggest not to concive as i am tacking metho which upsets my family if i stop metho.. and concive after two months then i can continues? after conciveng tacking metho.. will effect on fetous? injecting metho.. will work faster then pills?
hi, I am suffering from psorasis since 4-5 years..it is present almost every where on my body. I have treatment many times in last few years....during treatment it disappears but appears again when the medication finishes.....what shall i do....is there any natural treatment...what are the precautions we must have so that it can be reduced.... do smoking , drinking affect psorasis?
I was diagnosed with psoriosis many years ago. It was on my scalp and the side of my face. I now have had several incidents of very itchy raised sores on my leg and arm.. It comes and goes. The doctor thinks it might be allergy but I am wondering if it could be a recurrance. How do I know?
Hello, I just started taking methotrexate for arthritis pain and also just found out that it causes hair loss. What percentage of people taking this drug do lose their hair. I am taking only 2.5 mg to start. Is that enough to cause hair loss? Brenda
my son takes methotrexate he is 12 takes it for chrones disease...he was taking 15mg per week for two years his white count keeps dropping he is now taking 7.5 mg white count keeps dropping . His grades ared dropping in school he seems to have trouble concentrating could the two be related?
I have had rheumatoid arthritis for over 10 years. my medication is methotrexate 20mg per week and 5mg folic acid. i have high blood pressure and take ramapril 10mg and slozem daily. for the last few weeks i have been having waves of perspiration, several times a day that leave my body and face in particular dripping with perspiration. todays bp measured 144/90. i am 45 yrs old. what could be causing this?
My daughter takes 400 mcg Folic acid supplement daily while taking 15mg (6 - 2.5 tablets) Methotrexate every Friday night. Last night she mistakenly took 6 of the folic acid tablets instead of the methotrexate. We just discovered this when she returned from staying the night with her father. It has not made her sick. I gave her the methotrexate tonight. Is this large quantity of folic acid a problem?
Hello Doctors, my father is suffering from psoriasis for the past 3 years, he is 77years old. Whether it is advisable to take oncotrex tab (2.5 mg 3/Week) ? need your suggestions on this.. i was told that this medicine has side effects , has some...
I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid artheritis wit RF value 270 and anti CCP antibodies>500. One doctor has prescribed 15 mg of methotrexate with 8 mg of prednisolone . another doctor has prescribed 400 mg HCQS. Which therapy should I start....