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I did my injection a week ago and in due to do the next one today. I woke up today and the injection site from last week is red and raised and really itchy. Is this concerning?
It does look a bit inflamed and as it is a week ago and you have just had a reaction ,maybe you should let your GP or the practice nurse look at it for you and give you advice on how to proceed.
Hope all goes well and let us know how you got on Christine
Hi Amy, I've been taking methotrexate for 20 years, tablets not injections. Whenever I get any minor problem - cold, sore throat, threat of cellulitis - I just skip that week's meth to give my body chance to recover. Much better to check it out with your rheumatology team, as Christine suggested, as soon as you can but given that it's the weekend........
If you've been on meth for a while you shouldn't notice the absence of one week's injection and better safe than sorry to my way of thinking.
Given that it's a weekend I would run the problem by my pharmacists in your shoes best of luck!