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Posted 6 days ago by • 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.
Posted 8 Jan 2017 by • 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 ...
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 21 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
I am taking Zyclara (Imiquimod cream) 3.75% one week on, one week off, one week on, then one week off. I am taking it for precancer spots on my face. I just finished my first week, my face was really red in spots and sore, but today it is feeling better, still looks red, bumpy and a bit flaky. I ...
I started erivedge after having 54 BCC's cut off over the last 16 years. I was on it from June until
Posted 7 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
... Sept last year, but stopped it because of all the side effects. From Sept 2015 until Mar 2016 I had grown 17 new skin cancers. Needless to say I had to go back on the Erivedge to take care of those spots and to keep more from growing. So I have a few questions. Has anybody else had this many ...
Posted 25 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
Used on my nose for 12 days, been off for 6 days now still red and scaly. My Dermatologist suggests vaseline over area during the day. How long will this continue to look so bad? Would Aloe Vera help with the healing?
Posted 27 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 29 Mar 2016 by • 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 ...
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 30 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 10 Mar 2016 • 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com
Imiquimod - I just finished 5 weeks and it still looks & feels bad, wondering what the healing time?
Posted 6 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 24 Jan 2016 by • 0 answers
... hemityroidectomy. I have,SLE, RA, many yrs prior , as well as Best Cancer x2 with max rx surgeries. Have been on 2,000 of oral Calc, and 2,00 of vit D daily since.Had to get IV Calc in hosp post op , since both levels dropped to life threatening. .Doctors said most pts do not need rx post op ...
Posted 12 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
... cancer out. I have since noticed a small sore in the same spot that is not healing ( similar to the original bcc). After shelling out my portion of the surgery ( $1,700 of the Total Charge of $9,917) If this new sore is bcc should I be expected to incur about the same cost?
Posted 28 Sep 2015 by • 0 answers
My father's sores are awful, open bleeding, pus oozing. 4" x 6" upper center back. Parents said they received no notice to wash it off... and prescription does not state. Has been applied and left on, and applied over again 5 days a week for 6 weeks .