Hello, I am about to have the tests to see if I can have Enbrel. The Rheumy nurse first told me that there may be a risk of skin cancer and M.S with this drug. When I asked her what that risk can be it didn't appear to be that clear. I don't sunbathe and put sun lotion on generally, but it doesn't seem clear if you should cover up all of the time or some of the time. On a daily basis I wouldn't cover up on my hands arms face if I was out just for a short while say putting the washing out. it feels like another pressure to think about this especially when the information is so vague. I haven't got on with methotrexate etc because they really messed up my stomach etc. I wish I could tolerate them because as my rheumatologist says you start with the lesser of the evils, and all these other drugs seem to have more and more severe side effects. I guess I'm scared, and because I have had bad reactions to the other drugs I'm scared that the risks are far greater if I react to this drug. Any advice would be welcome especially if other people haven't tolerated other drugs. thank you
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