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Has anyone tried Manuka honey after 3 day Picato treatment to face?

Posted 3 Jun 2018 by Planti 0 answers

I have just finished my first and I hope only 3 day 0.015% Picato treatment. My AK is on the side of my nose quite close to my eye. The first application blistered quickly (before 24 hours) and weeping I think spread the gel to adjacent skin but not eye. I have had discomfort but not really pain so ...

Efudex - Does it work in hair on top of head?

Posted 29 Apr 2018 by Mary MacArthur 1 answer

Have several spots on top back of head and don't know if hair will grow back.

Imiquimod - treatment time for using aldara for basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratosis?

Posted 10 Apr 2018 by Lovelivewell 1 answer

The doctor put me on Aldara for three BCC's and four AK's on my legs, three days a week; every other day with weekends off.. I then saw the doctor again three weeks later at which time he told me to continue treatment but use it every day with weekends off. I'm not sure if I should ...

Efudex -What could I do to hide the unfortunate effects of this product during treatment?

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by bill judge 1 answer

I have a job involving face to face with the public and have had it prescibed by the G.P. for facial A.K.

Picato - Do you have to wash off after 6 hours?

Posted 7 Mar 2017 by jjewels 1 answer

I started it this afternoon and am wondering if I have to wash off after 6 hours? I am not having a big reaction so far and it has been 5 1/2 hours.

Efudex - How long do you apply Efudix 5% cream?

Posted 3 Sep 2016 by hillcrestcoley 1 answer

I have used Efudix before for actinic keratosis but can't remember at what stage you stop using it. I don't want to carry on for more time than needed. The lesion is returning in the same place(nose) as before ( two years ago.)

Imiquimod - Aldara for actinic keratosis?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by RunnerMom 0 answers

Tonight marks my 9th treatment for Ak on my nose but was told to use all over my face. So far all I have noticed is a little redness that feels like a mild sunburn. I’m curious if it’s actually working or if I was misdiagnosed!? I will say that in the exact spot she said was AK I have ...

Actinic Keratosis - I have very thick hair at age 72 with the Roots and hair spirally growing?

Posted 21 Sep 2017 1 answer

... embedded in my scalp. A biopsy of my Scalp showed I have hyperkeratosis. I cannot find anything about my symptom Pertaining to this diagnosis.

I used Efudex on actinics on my face. now I'm in the healing stages. Is there anything I can use to?

Posted 19 May 2017 by scoop24hagar 0 answers

to relieve the pain near my eyes. ( outer corners) ?

Is it normal to have blistering on face after first application of Picato?

Posted 7 Jan 2017 by bookworm48 1 answer

I have several areas of AK on my face. I applied Picato as instructed, washed off this morning, applied moisturizer. When I went to apply sun screen later, I noticed a good sized blister to left of my lip (lower cheek). Is this normal? Any recommendations? Should I discontinue treatment?

Carac - How long before I will see the results everyone is talking about?

Posted 30 Nov 2016 by ddwoods99 0 answers

I started using this 7 days ago. There is no difference in my skin. It was prescribed for precancerous cells on my nose. How long before I will see the results everyone is talking about? I've been waiting for the peeling, and/or redness, but there isn't any. The nurse says the cream does ...

After applying Efudex to the scalp, how soon is it absorbed so that I can wash the scalp?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by jorgehp 0 answers

I want to get the maximum effect without losing any benefit.

How is Ameluz used to treat actinic keratosis?

Posted 1 Jun 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Levulan Kerastick or efudex (fluorouracil)?

Posted 22 Sep 2015 by karenishere 0 answers

.My dermatologist is giving me a choice of fluorouracil or levulan/ blu-u treatment for AK. I have numerous small AKs on my face, and have had a couple of bcc's removed. I can tolerate downtime or discomfort, mainly I want the best result in the end. Any opinions appreciated.

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