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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) ?

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.

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

Posted 7 Jan 2017 by bookworm48 0 answers

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 ...

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.)

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.

Can picato gel be used on seborahic keratosis?? Has anyone tried it??

Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Tried it all 1 answer

My Dr has prescribed picato for my seborrheic keratosis. Although it is not made for this problem is usually used on actinic keratosis. She said it may not help but it will not cause harm. My keratosis do not seem to leave with any treatment that I have tried in the past, ex laser, freezing etc. ...

I left my Picato out of the fridge for about 12 hours... has anyone else done this?

Posted 7 Nov 2013 by dri1962 1 answer

Hi, I saw some previous posts but no answers about if there is an issue with leaving the Picato out of the refrigerator for a certain period of time. I left mine out for about 12 hours in high 50 degree temps. I see others left it out for a week. Let me know please...

Actinic Keratosis - hi there, I have been prescribed efudex for AK on the tip of my nose - first?

Posted 25 Jul 2013 by bigbird16 1 answer

... treatment. I have a social event on the 23rd August and its really important for me that my skin has cleared by then - 4 weeks exactly. Is it enough time or should i delay treatment?

I have used carac for six weeks once daily and had no effect?

Posted 14 May 2013 by monadnock 3 answers

After the first month the Dr said try a couple more weeks. Still no redness, not sore no effect at all. Anyone have this happen (or rather, not)

Has anyone ever used the drug picato, if so, did it work and did you have any side effects?

Posted 7 Jul 2013 by Stacynsutter 1 answer

My insurance doesn't cover it and wonder if it's worth the money or not? What is everyones favorite treatment if not picato?

Actinic Keratosis - I used Aldara on my lips for AK. It has been almost 4 wks since I stopped?

Posted 18 Jun 2013 by FairLady7999 1 answer

... My lips still tingle, burn and have pain. Is this normal?

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