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Posted 17 May 2017 by • 0 answers
I'm wondering if a tan complexion, being that I'm very pale, would help kind of hide the bumps. This may seem like a stupid question. I'm just curious.
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 3 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
I have used Efudix before for actinic keratosis but can't remember at what stage you stop using it. I don't want to carry on for more time than needed. The lesion is returning in the same place(nose) as before ( two years ago.)
Posted 8 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
I am a healthy 73 year old male with thinning hair and have pre-cancer areas on my scalp and hair line. I'm on day 11. It's itching, red and blistery but no open sores. No other symptoms. Should I use some salve during the day to relieve the itching? Would love to cover it.
Posted 4 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
The skin treated was on my face, mainly on the forehead & cheeks.
Posted 15 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
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 ...
Posted 11 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
I have heard that you should use Effudex only in one spot at a time? I have two spots, both very tiny, that need it. One is on my nose and the other is on the side of my face by the ear. Is it ok to do both at once since they are small spots?
Posted 10 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
my husband need to apply this cream on his lips (keratosis). is it harmful if he get s it in his mouth?
Posted 18 Sep 2014 by • 1 answer
My Dr has prescribed picato for my seborrheic keratosis. Although it is not made for this problem is usually used on actinic keratosis. She said it may not help but it will not cause harm. My keratosis do not seem to leave with any treatment that I have tried in the past, ex laser, freezing etc. ...
Posted 7 May 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 27 Aug 2014 by • 2 answers
... I work in the food industry and deal with food, cash and customers all day long. When I had a melanoma removed a few months ago, everyone kept asking "what's wrong with your face". I was extremely embarrassed. My company's insurance has agreed to short-term disability ...
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