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Posted 3 Jun 2018 by • 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 ...
Posted 29 Apr 2018 by • 1 answer
Have several spots on top back of head and don't know if hair will grow back.
Posted 10 Apr 2018 by • 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 ...
Posted 19 Jan 2018 by • 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.
Posted 7 Mar 2017 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 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 19 Oct 2017 by • 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 ...
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 • 0 answers
to relieve the pain near my eyes. ( outer corners) ?
Posted 7 Jan 2017 by • 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?
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 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.