pain and tight skin and bleeding is challenging for me. can I apply an ointment between efudex applications? starting third and final week today. thank you, Paul
Hi Pauls98. Welcome to the site! Efudex needs direct contact with the skin to work like it should. Vaseline would create a barrier and inhibit its effectiveness. I know that the area gets sore, bleeds, feels tight, and possibly looks infected. That just means it is getting in there deep enough to destroy the lesion. I used it for 6 weeks -- ouch! Just hang in there for one more week. I had to keep a sterile dressing covering the area to keep the Efudex in contact with the lesion. Are you doing that? The benefits of Efudex outweigh the short-term discomforts. The week will end before you know it!
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