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Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

Has anyone chosen to pursue cosmetic surgery of any type while well controlled on a biologic? Did your rheumatologist and/or Plastic surgeon approve or were you denied based on RA? Thank you for any input.

A myRAteam Member said:

Yup, everyone with RA has to pray they never need surgery.

posted 11 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

If you are on an immunosuppressant they wont perform most cosmetic surgery.

posted 11 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

It's funny (not really) there used to be a time I thought I would be able to do some cosmetic "enhances" to try an keep my youthful looks. RA changed everything, I would never willingly let anyone perform any type of cosmetic "enhancement" now, way to dangerous. It's not worth it, infection is not pretty.

posted 11 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

SamH, yeah, surgery would require stopping the meds for a time.

posted 11 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Any type of elective cosmetic/plastic surgery.

posted 11 months ago
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