Methotrexate

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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolit...
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Does Methotrexate cause Fungal Infection ?

#93 in Methotrexate discussions - 123 posts discuss Fungal Infection with Methotrexate. Fungal Infection is #93 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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gal infection, possibly exacerbated by MTX. There is...
" ...or treated with an anti-fungal or used methotrexate? (3 questions in one sentence). I have been trying to figure out why you and Caroline had so many problems, and one theory is undiagnosed,... "

I also had occasional problems with fungal infections...
" ...infections. Steroids like prednisone and Methotrexate (MTX) inhibit the bodies ability ...to infections. When I was on MTX I had a constant battle with yeast infections (yes, men can get yeast... "

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bad as once thought. Topical meds do not give results....
" ...P is fairly common. Most MDs want to treat it as a fungus infection. 99 percent, or more, ...beginning to realize that MTX in small doses is not nearly as bad as once thought. Topical meds do not... "

hat i have been told is normal because of the methotrexate....
" ...hardly move. now i take methotrexate, predinisone, and daily percocet. ...feel normal again. i have a nasty fungal infection in my sinuses that i have been told is normal because of the methotrexate.... "

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I've never had any problems with nails on MTX, but have...
" Fungal infections in toenails don't always itch or smell. But they ...see your GP. I've never had any problems with nails on MTX, but have had fungal infections in my toenails... "

ungal infection on my body, so I was unable to use my MTX or...
" ...again. I managed to get a fungal infection on my body, so I was unable to use my MTX or Enbrel this week. The weather decided to change on us and I am in tons of pain. I don't want to... "

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out four months and developed liver failure. However, th...
" ...by lifesucks ** I was on mtx for about four months and developed liver failure. However, the cause was ...failure was not caused by methotrexate. A biopsy of the liver ...was caused by a severe fungal... "

was prescribed methotrexate in 2005 for p...
" Coccidioidomycosis I was prescribed methotrexate in 2005 for psoriatic arthritis. Unfortunately I was a ...2009 I discovered I had the fungal infection Coccdioidomycosis (Valley Fever) growing in... "

ut now only use methotrexate which keeps skin lessons a...
" Hi, I have had mycosis fungicides for nearly 25 years. Hi, I have had mycosis fungicides for nearly 25 years. ...injections but now only use methotrexate which keeps skin lessons away. ...in the lungs. I... "

to use candiderma cream as i may have had a fungal infection...
" ...couldnt help laughing there......well,before my mtx days, i was told to use candiderma cream as i may have had a fungal infection too.anyways, after that i used to apply a betamethasone dipropionate... "

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