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Posted 17 days ago by • 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.
Posted 7 Jan 2017 by • 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?
Posted 30 Nov 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
I want to get the maximum effect without losing any benefit.
Posted 3 Sep 2016 by • 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.)
Posted 15 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
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Posted 22 Sep 2015 by • 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.
Posted 18 Sep 2014 by • 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. ...
Posted 25 Jul 2013 by • 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?
Posted 7 Nov 2013 by • 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...
Posted 14 May 2013 by • 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)
Posted 7 Jul 2013 by • 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?
Posted 18 Jun 2013 by • 1 answer
... My lips still tingle, burn and have pain. Is this normal?
Posted 27 Sep 2012 by • 1 answer
Normally .05% is for body use but dermatologist indicated that better results were achieved with stronger Picato with no downside.