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We found 15 questions associated with the 'Keratosis' topic.

Imiquimod - Aldara for actinic keratosis?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by RunnerMom 0 answers

Tonight marks my 9th treatment for Ak on my nose but was told to use all over my face. So far all I have noticed is a little redness that feels like a mild sunburn. I’m curious if it’s actually working or if I was misdiagnosed!? I will say that in the exact spot she said was AK I have ...

Actinic Keratosis - I have very thick hair at age 72 with the Roots and hair spirally growing?

Posted 21 Sep 2017 1 answer

... embedded in my scalp. A biopsy of my Scalp showed I have hyperkeratosis. I cannot find anything about my symptom Pertaining to this diagnosis.

Levulan Kerastick - How deep does the Levulan medicine go into the skin?

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by Sdunlap 0 answers

Once put on the face, and waiting 1 hour before going under the blue light. How deep does the medicine go into the skin?

Keratosis Pilaris - Does tanning help with this condition or not?

Posted 17 May 2017 by Crissy0928 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.

Efudex - How long do you apply Efudix 5% cream?

Posted 3 Sep 2016 by hillcrestcoley 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.)

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 ...

Efudex - What can help the skin to recover from a 4 weeks Efudix treatment?

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Frank Nolan 0 answers

The skin treated was on my face, mainly on the forehead & cheeks.

Zyclara - Can I keep my head covered during the daytime to hide the ugly stuff?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 by JerryNYC 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.

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 ...

Fluorouracil treatment?

Posted 10 Jun 2015 by bmunoz 1 answer

my husband need to apply this cream on his lips (keratosis). is it harmful if he get s it in his mouth?

Can picato gel be used on seborahic keratosis?? Has anyone tried it??

Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Tried it all 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. ...

Starting Zyclara next week. I've extensive pre-cancer AK on my face. I work?

Posted 27 Aug 2014 by rosebloom 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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Actinic Keratosis, Keratosis Pilaris, Seborrheic Keratosis, Dermatologic Lesion

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Efudex, Carac, imiquimod, Aldara, Picato, Zyclara, Santyl, Fluoroplex, Levulan Kerastick, view more... Solaraze, collagenase, Tolak, Collagenase Santyl, diclofenac / fluorouracil, Actinex, ingenol mebutate, Efudex Occlusion Pack, Metvixia, methyl aminolevulinate, masoprocol, Fluorac, Klofensaid II, Xrylix