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Sunshine and Methotrexate

dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
edited 17. Apr 2019, 08:56 in Living with arthritis
I seen that some sunshine is promised for the Easter weekend and, as it is getting stronger with each passing day, I thought it a good opportunity to remind those who are new to methotrexate n either form that sunshine and meth do not go together; the meth makes skin more photo-sensitive and it is very easy to trigger meth rash which, as I know from experience, is very uncomfortable. If I am sitting out this weekend I shall be in the shade but lightly covered with 30 factor suncream, long sleeves, a scarf to protect the backlog my neck. DD
Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben


  • kathleenTkathleenT Posts: 3,142 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Will be delighted to see the sun and feel its warmth through the sitting room window. I should sit out in it as I have Osteoporosis, but there's always MTX to be careful of. Hope all those new ones are trouble free. Hope ALL will be trouble free throughout the holiday.

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    “I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
    Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  • stellabeanstellabean Posts: 263 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thanks for the warning already use factor 50 as have had skin cancer but realise now I need to be even more careful. The sun is so lovely thankfully I have never been one for lying out in it.
    Hope everyone has a great Easter.
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