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We found 12 questions associated with the 'Keratosis' topic.

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.

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 - 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.)

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.

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.

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 ...

Ok to apply to 2 small spots at once?

Posted 11 Jun 2015 by dave1970 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?

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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