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

Posted 23 Oct 2011 by Ravenvail66 6 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 - Can I cover whole face with cream as I cannot tell what spots are the pre-cancerous?

Posted 13 Feb 2016 by MtnSun 2 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 - 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 - 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?

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.

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

Posted 26 Jan 2016 by eedx2 3 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 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? ...

How long before reaction?

Posted 14 days ago by winelover 1 answer

I've been using the fluorouracil 5% on my forearms as directed for going on a week; i was directed to use it for 14 days yet I haven't had any changes in my skin, no irritations. How long does it take for the skin to become affected with irritation?

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 - 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?

Fluorouracil - Should I bandage area of scalp after using 5fu or leave uncovered?

Posted 24 Jul 2017 by Jcarp 1 answer

Am to apply twice daily to spots on my scalp.

Two weeks after stopping fluorouracil, my face has a large red area where I applied the medicine.?

Posted 8 Jun 2017 by caren22 0 answers

... how long before it all disappears?

Efudex - On my sixth day of facial application of Fluorouracil 5%. Wow! I normally have very dry?

Posted 13 Mar 2017 by E Michael 1 answer

... skin and use moisturizers daily and of course now my facial skin is even more dry. Is it OK to use moisturizers while using the Fluorouracil?

Fluorouracil - Washing my face?

Posted 17 Apr 2017 by Wombat63 0 answers

Fluorouracil - I am using flurouracil in the mornings (around 5AM). I typically take a good shower after getting home from work (around 5PM), which includes washing my face. Will this be a problem? Should I discontinue washing my face in the afternoons and wait until the following day prior to my ...

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