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

Posted 26 Jan 2016 by eedx2 6 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 ...

Kenalog - severe rash over entire body from Kenolog injections?

Posted 5 Feb 2012 by MickeyR 5 answers

I had Kenalog injections into scars on my face due to surgery for skin cancer.I broke out in a severe rash over my entire body. Has anyone had this experience.?

Does EFUDEX have a recommended shelf life? I have two tubes prescribed in 2005 and stored in a?

Posted 4 Nov 2009 by djgrabe 1 answer

... constant temp environment around 60-70 degrees. Safe to use?

Medication - Immunosuppression and the proliferation of skin cancers. Does anyone have suggestions?

Posted 27 Feb 2013 by Mariasimms 4 answers

... for improving skin condition when faced with the proliferation of skin cancers (BCCs & SCCs) while taking an immuno-suppressant like Myfortic or Azathioprine? Any thoughts on the use of Vitamin B3 for the skin (is it safe for Autoimmune Hepatitis suffers – does it counteract ...

Is anyone taking acitretin for squamous cell carcinoma (skin cancer) due to medications taken after?

Posted 30 Dec 2011 by patio12 3 answers

... an organ transplant. Immune-suppressing drugs

Taking Ativan for first time?

Posted 23 Mar 2015 by CharJoy007 3 answers

I am having minor surgery in April and Dermatologists do not put you to sleep for a 45 minute removal of skin cancer. I will panic, so my doctor suggested taking this drug 30 minutes before. I HATED relying on any meds. to get me thru, but am considering this. Any thoughts?

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

Posted 13 Aug 2015 by Mary4114 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 ...

Skin Cancer and Hydroxyurea?

Posted 6 Jun 2016 by katcoe 2 answers

My Dad, who is 82, already had a history of basal and squamous cell carcinoma on his extremities and face. He has now been on hydroxyurea for about 3 years, and his skin cancer occurrences have markedly increased. His doctor insists it could not be due to the hydroxyurea, yet there is a warning ...

Can Orencia cause cancer and if so what types. I have been on Orencia for 3 years and am concerned

Posted 18 Aug 2009 1 answer

... about lymphoma and skin cancer(the )latter I've had diagnosed recently. What type of cancer is connected to Orencia? No one seems to know or they are not saying. Orencia cost approx.$5,000$7,000.00 for each monthly treatment) so it is a very profitable drug. All help is appreciated JJ

Squamous Cell Carcinoma - My doctor has suggested I take Soriatane to help reduce the number of?

Posted 18 Jul 2011 by cekewish 2 answers

... Squamous cell skin cancers. Any of you ever heard of this treatment? Thanks, Charlotte Kewish

Will this affect my medical care for cancer?

Posted 29 Mar 2013 by meyati 3 answers

I'm having my 2nd appointment with my team leader, and one of the lead counselors wants to sit in. I finished radiation in Feb, and they said they wanted to sit in with my next appointment with the radiologist. I told them -No- it's the end of the radiation-and I need to focus on what the ...

I just started Fluorouracil on my lips?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 by inpolitic 1 answer

Hi, I'm on my 4th day of applying Fluorouracil on my lower and upper lips for pre skin cancer. It's during the holiday season and I wonder if anyone knows whether I could put just a tiny bit of lipstick on for a party tomorrow night? I don't want to jeopardize the 10 day treatment ...

When is it a good idea to get moles checked bu your doctor?

Posted 18 Sep 2010 by lindagail1965 3 answers

My 19 year old daughter has a few moles she says irratate her ... when do you go get moles checked out ? what do they have to look like ?all answeres will help

How is Carac different from the old 5-fluorouracil ceam?

Posted 4 Nov 2010 by ruby2oozdy 1 answer

My new dermatologist ordered Carac Fluorouracil cream. My copay was 2.5 times what it would hve been for 5-fluorouracil. Am I paying more for the same thing? (Note: My 5-F was 0.05%, Carac is 0.5%. I can't imagine putting 10X th amt on my skin as I was using with 5-F. Do these numbers really ...

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