... told to apply the cream to the lesion, which is on the lip and just below the lip. The package insert says not to use Aldara on the lips. How important is this? Why shouldn't Aldara be used on the lips?
The physician, hope an oncologist, that prescribed that medication for you to use on your tumor that just happens to involve under the mucosal membrane of your lip and the actual mucous membrane Tof your lip. This is a very common occurance as far as skin cancers go on the face, there just isn't much room for them to grow... and thank goodness it is not melanoma!
I would call my doc or the pharmacist and ask for an answer to your questions. The stupidest question is the one unasked, remember that.
Much luck Bernie and healing prayers sent your way,
The Sweet Hippie
It is not FDA approved for use on lips. However I used it anyway, in small amounts, not close to my mucous inside of my mouth. It was painful and I took breaks when It got too painful. Using this cautious approach, it worked great. I have no scars, and it has been 3 years. I took the risk because i thought surgery was way worse.
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