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We found 14 questions associated with the 'Melanoma' topic.

Has anyone used 35 percent food grade hydrogen peroxide to control cancer?

Posted 12 Apr 2010 7 answers

My father has melanoma that can't be found but that metasisised into 2 brain tumors. The medical community is only recommending chemotherapy but with a poor prognosis. We are looking desperately to go another way. Has anyone had good or bad results trying the 35% food grade peroxide in water?

Has anyone else developed cancer after being on restasis?

Posted 8 Jan 2015 4 answers

I was very healthy, was put on restasis for dry eye. several months later 2 malignant melanomas, then blood cancer. research shows it is an immune suppressant and causes cancer, so there must be others out there with this experience. Thx

Can I stop taking Fluorouracil early?

Posted 28 Jan 2010 1 answer

I was supposed to take Fluorouracil for 3 weeks, but after 2 the pain is unbearable and my skin is exposed in crusting over. If I stop taking it now, is there any other side effect other than it maybe be less effective than if I had taken it the full 3 weeks?

My husband has been on Hydrea for almost 10 years to treat Polycythemia Vera?

Posted 4 Apr 2014 3 answers

Just this week he was diagnosed with Melanoma. I was just reading the Hydrea is used to treat Melanoma, so how could he get it? Shouldn't the Hydrea have stopped it?

Dermatological Disorders - Having many skin cancers in the past including Melanoma,Squamous etc. 3?

Posted 13 Aug 2015 1 answer

... months ago I tried fluorouracil 5% on neck,back of neck & both arms & hands I had such a large area to cover that I ran out of the cream in 6 days. Its now 3 months later, Fiery rash, bumps & unbearable itch. Dr. doesn't seem to help me. Says this should clear up. . .but it ...

What is the effect of Efudex on malignant melanoma?

Posted 14 Aug 2018 2 answers

I had a red lump on my arm for several years which no one recognised as an amelanotic melanoma. My GP eventually gave me Efudex for it and was surprised when I returned after the required period and othing had changed. She told me she was sending me to a dermatologist which I thought meant ...

I have a flat mole on my nose, it's really ugly, could it be removed by using tretinoin?

Posted 16 Aug 2012 2 answers

The mole is as the level of the skin, and has a diameter of less than 1mm, it's dark brown. Can tretinoin be helpful as it promotes skin growth?

Will triamcinolone cream, help with the scars, welts and itching?

Posted 11 Nov 2009 1 answer

All assoociated with my on going biopsys of moles due to my melanoma condition. I'am afraid to go out doors because the scars are so ugly :(

I have several small colourless/red bumps on my skin about that appear to be amelanotic melanoma?

Posted 30 Nov 2015 1 answer

Hi, I am a 38-year old caucasian male. I have had a small, colourless bump on my arm for more than a year, I never really thought much of it, until a few days ago, when I noticed that I had several colourless or red bumps on both of my arms and hands. So far I have counted six bumps, each of them ...

Can a mole be cancerous and infected?

Posted 17 Jul 2017 2 answers

I left my doctors after noticing an existing mole had become slightly raised, red and itchy. My doctor said it was infected with just one glance and I thought that was that. But also he said to come back In a week and he couldn't tell if it was cancerous or not. I'm confused to how it ...

What is Braftovi used to treat?

Posted 23 Aug 2018 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

I had a mole removed and it came back borderline precancerous?

Posted 18 Dec 2013 1 answer

My dermatologist that removed this questionable mole informed me that the tests came back stating it was like a 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 if 10 was melanoma. I had the stitches removed from the first procedure and was told to make an appointment in a few weeks so it had time to heal and then ...

Head and Neck Cancer - Son-in-law has had 2 treatments - will have 3rd this week. The small lump?

Posted 28 Nov 2016 1 answer

... under his scalp has developed into a large, nasty, inflamed lump since starting the treatments. Is this normal? Had first melanoma surgically removed. This one (the second melanoma) developed right next to the incision from the removal of the first melanoma. Decided to have Keytruda treatments ...

What is Mektovi used to treat?

Posted 23 Aug 2018 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

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