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How to know when to stop applying Fluorouracil Cream USP 5%?

Posted 23 Oct 2011 by Ravenvail66 10 answers

I have been applying Fluorouracil Cream for about 3 weeks to my scalp and forehead. It is dry, flaking, and itches. How do i know when to stop applying?

Fluorouracil - When does irritation start and can it be covered with makeup during treatment?

Posted 16 Dec 2015 by gab53 4 answers

I will be starting fluorouracil treatment on my face on 1/1/2016. I work as a receptionist so I am the first person seen at my business. Will I be able to work the first few days? How many days into the treatment does the irritated skin start? Hoping to be able to work at least the first 5 days.

Fluorouracil - Can I cover whole face with cream as I cannot tell what spots are the pre-cancerous?

Posted 13 Feb 2016 by MtnSun 4 answers

I am so hesitant to use the Fluorouracil cream I washed it off immediately after putting it on my face. I was told by the doctor to put it on the precancerous spots which I could not really identify. So because of several spots it then seemed I might as well put it all over but didn't know ...

Fluorouracil - After 2 hours it says you can use moisturizer. Should I wash my face first?

Posted 19 Sep 2016 by Cahamilton 1 answer

Or do you leave the cream on and apply the moisturizer over it?

Has anybody used fluorouracil 5% topical cream for only seven days only and get good results?

Posted 26 Jan 2016 by eedx2 6 answers

My Doctor, an MD, who prescribed fluorouracil 5% topical cream to spots on my face and was told to apply it twice a day just to the spots for seven days. A little back ground, I have had some previous skin problems in the past and been treated by freezing (cryo.) for a spot or two, one of which ...

Fluorouracil - What do you use on the skin after treatment to make the skin heal?

Posted 24 May 2016 by Old Broad 67 1 answer

I use it on my feet for a month 2 times a day for precancerous skin. After the treatment the skin remains blotchy, red, scabby, dry, and my feet feel like they are on fire.

Fluorouracil - Hi! I finished a 2 week treatment a few days ago. I've been applying aquafor?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by courthome 0 answers

... liberally! My skin is unbearable without it. I'm going out of my mind with the itching and burning. Is it ok to help the dead thick layers of slimy skin come off? Today it's showing all new blistery looking bumps that haven't been there previously. Very itchy. Was wondering if it ...

Fluorouracil cream. I have been using this cream for nearly five weeks now, applying once a day...

Posted 29 Oct 2017 by Busybee72 1 answer

... to my arm as prescribed by my Dr. I don’t see any improvement nor have I had any of the described, inflammation, rash etc. However, I am feeling very tired and queasy most of the time, my appetite is virtually non existent. I’m slim, and am noticing weight loss. What can I do? ...

If I apply fluorouracil on one spot on my face will my entire face get red?

Posted 5 days ago by Glendashep50 2 answers

I work in a factory with dust will my whole face be affected or will the one area

Fluorouracil - How long do I need to leave flourouracil on my skin? Supposed to use it on my neck?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by keithskid 1 answer

... and cleavage, but worry that clothes will wear it off. How much time does it need to be on my skin undisturbed to do it's work?

Fluorouracil - Why do I need to wash my hands after I apply? Can I touch my face to scratch? Do I?

Posted 16 Mar 2018 by Jasonlb72 0 answers

... need to wash after I scratch?

Several days after my fluorouracil treatment ended and all healed, my forehead has become...

Posted 1 Feb 2018 by Norwoodsteve 0 answers

... excessively oily. Is that common?

Fluorouracil - Is this cream a fluoride based medicine?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by jo30tomick 0 answers

I was given Efudex for precancerous spots. I had used it lightly several years ago.. but I was too scared to use it the last time the dermatologist prescribed it for my face... it was awful the first experience! I have learned about life altering side effects of Fluoroquinolone antibiotics.. and I ...

Has anyone using fluorouracil 5% on their forearms experienced cold/mild flu like reactions?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by spete 1 answer

I recently finished two weeks of treatment on my left foreman and am into week two on my right forearm. I have experienced mild cold and or flu symptoms that started the second day of treatment. I don’t have either a cold or the flu so I think it has to as a result of the cream. Totally ...

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