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o go off the drug though because I developed bleeding gums....
" I took MTX for about 3 years. In the beginning I had hair loss for about 6 months. My hairdresser noticed but no one else did. I did finally have to go off the drug though because I developed... "
occurring. If I take methotrexate, I will get a sinus infe...
" ...are occurring. If I take methotrexate, I will get a sinus ...The only thing I know methotrexate does to the mouth is ...of bleeding. Do you have any history of gum disease because that will do... "
ve me a product that increases saliva so that gum disease i...
" ...I have been on Methotrexate for 12 years now. It causes a very dry mouth so be extra vigilant about dental visits. My dentist gave me a product that increases saliva so that gum disease isn't so... "
year and prescribed methotrexate tablets and folic acid...
" ...February this year and prescribed methotrexate tablets and folic acid once ...severe flare up of my gum disease which required antibiotics. I have ...up before. I've read that gum disease increases your risk... "
I have RA and taking Methotrexate. Does yours? I had a...
" ...link between RA and tooth decay/gum disease but that's an issue for ...I have RA and taking Methotrexate. Does yours? I had a ...my situation as I have been suffering from a recurring ache in one area of... "
n MTX which can cause infections so I don't think that h...
" ...** Hi Cat I have got gum inflammation as well. I have ...to hygenist to ensure that gum disease doesn't set in. I keep ...which are sore. I am on MTX which can cause infections so I don't... "
I have gum disease & wonder whether it contributes. V...
" I share your frustration. Nothing seems to get ...& the early days of mtx helped, then up it went ...how it goes. I have gum disease & wonder whether it contributes.... "
t a sore mouth about 4 days after taking my MTX and lasts ab...
" ...I normally get a sore mouth about 4 days after taking my MTX and lasts about 3 days. ...get diff flavours. Then use Oraldene when you clean your ...This will protect you from gum disease etc. Might be an... "
biologics and MTX can cause gum disease. I find I have more...
" ...jaw.** All the biologics and MTX can cause gum disease. I find I have more jaw pain the more I brush ...seen eye concerns on this site recently. And your hair falls out. So - what's... "
Monday to confirm that I'll give mtx a try Thanx for all...
" ...interesting. My dad also has psoriatic arthritis in his back (he ...he's always had trouble with gum disease, particularly recently. And now thinking ...Monday to confirm that I'll give mtx a try Thanx... "
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