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

Posted 8 days ago 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 ...

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

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?

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Severe back pain taking Zyclara (Imiquimod cream 3.75%)?

Posted 21 Aug 2016 by DLBurton 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 reed236 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 ...

Imiquimod - How much longer till redness goes away?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Rookie1975 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?

Imiquimod - Can this cause a fever?

Posted 27 Jul 2016 by mohoney2323 0 answers

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.

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