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If you are taking Odomzo, how long have you been taking it, what side effects are you experiencing..

Posted 19 days ago by lonnied 0 answers

... and what are you doing to cope with those side effects?

Hi ! Completed 2× day fl. 5%for 22 days..spots scabbed over, and so now I am putting hydrocortisone

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Iowadawn55 0 answers

..them. BUT on my center spot turned red than pink, yet has "oozed" and feels raw ..Yet never scabbed. Do I continue cream on this raw spot? Did it "die" or is not healed?

Aldara - Can you swim whilst using this?

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by Richard harvey 0 answers

I have been on Erivedge for 3 weeks now. When can I expect to see any improvement?

Posted 26 Jan 2018 by Kimberly377 0 answers

When can I expect to start getting the side effects? After many Mohs procedures and plastic surgeries last year I had genetic testing done that confirmed I do have Gorlins Syndrome which baffled my doctors since Gorlins usually starts in your teens and my started in my 40's. Will I still have ...

While on Erivedge, did anyone experience problems with taste. And if so, how long did it last?

Posted 20 Dec 2017 by fmann26 1 answer

While on Erivedge, I had most of the side effects that everyone else experienced but with one additional one. It affected my ability to taste things and as a result my ability to enjoy food. If anyone else had this experience, how long does this side effect last after taking Erivedge?

Imiquimod - Should this be used on skin that is bleeding?

Posted 8 Dec 2017 by lmrgardner 0 answers

Stitches from the biopsy were removed (5 of them) and started with imiquimod the following Monday. Used it M-F night as directed. I can deal with the nausea and fatigue, but it bleeds constantly (so much that I need to cover it with a bandaid to control it). Wondering if I should continue using it ...

Fluorouracil - If the application area doesnt turn red, is it still working?

Posted 12 Aug 2017 by Davo1111 0 answers

Part of the possible bcc area turned red, part of it didnt. Should i continue use on part that didnt?

Imiquimod - How long before the skin gets crusty whilst taking aldara for bcc?

Posted 2 Nov 2017 by Justmagbes 0 answers

I have been taking aldara for 4 weeks and the area is red and slightly itching but hasn't started to get a crust on it yet. Does it mean that the cream is not working. Regards marg

Mupirocin - Does it make your cystic acne ooze ?

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Zoe Cambridge 0 answers

I notice when I apply it to the upper cheek basal cell carcinoma white head thingy (cystic acne?) It begins to tingle and ooze clear liquid but never on the regular cystic acne anyone else have this?

Pregnancy - What cream is safe to use in the skin after a Basal cell Carcinoma surgery if I am preg?

Posted 10 May 2017 by carocolombia 0 answers

pregnant? I am pregnant (6 weeks) and was diagnosed with a Basal cell Carcinoma in a mole on my neck. I am going to have surgery to remove the carcinoma. What cream is safe to use during pregnancy for the scar after the surgery.

Imiquimod - How long do side effects last after ending Aldara?

Posted 29 Mar 2016 by rkdaughter 1 answer

My mother is 86 years old and has been using Aldara (immiquimod) for 5 weeks (one being a partial week). She took a break for a week so she actually started six weeks ago. She has one week left - this week! She is extremely tired and has had an increase in body pain, and she is also having more ...

Treatment options after failed imiquimod use?

Posted 16 Mar 2017 by Gma Sue 0 answers

What are the treatment options for basal cell carcinoma after a five-week failure using imiquimod cream? The area is large covering both cheeks and the entire nose.

I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago. How soon can I expect side effects - hair loss, muscle cramps?

Posted 8 Jan 2017 by tschambers 2 answers

I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago for infiltrative, locally advanced BCC on my scalp. So far, I have felt a little tired and have had diarrhea. However, in doing research on the drug, I am aware that other side effects are associated with it... such as muscle cramps, joint pain, hair loss, changes ...

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