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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 2 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 ...

Carac - How long before I will see the results everyone is talking about?

Posted 11 days ago 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 ...

Skin Cancer - what does it look like?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 by AW2242514 0 answers

would it start as a flat brown oddly shape? I have two on my arm, One I used a buff puff to rub it off and now it's like a crusty wart that's growing in height.

I started erivedge after having 54 BCC's cut off over the last 16 years. I was on it from June until

Posted 7 Jul 2016 by reed236 0 answers

... Sept last year, but stopped it because of all the side effects. From Sept 2015 until Mar 2016 I had grown 17 new skin cancers. Needless to say I had to go back on the Erivedge to take care of those spots and to keep more from growing. So I have a few questions. Has anybody else had this many ...

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 ...

I have been on triumeq for 4 weeks, when will my immune system start changing?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by why_57 0 answers

i have the skin cancer and was wondering when the spots on my body would start to go away

Is there a link between Lisinopril and basal carsanoma skin cancer?

Posted 13 Jun 2016 by Agrivated 0 answers

Is there a link between Lisinopril and basal carsanoma skin cancer? I am 57. I have been on Lisinopril for 8 years and have been diagnosed with basal carsanoma.

How does Odomzo work?

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Apremilast - Concerns about depression and skin cancers?

Posted 27 Jan 2016 by Satinallover 1 answer

I have suffered with major depression for a long time and have also had 7 skin cancers thus far. Wondering if these conditions could be worsened by Otezla.

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 ...

Can this be skin cancer?

Posted 31 Jul 2015 by sophia100 2 answers

- I've had this mole since I was little. Two days ago it got really itchy, I thought something bit me so I scratched. Today I felt a scab and picked on it and noticed it was my mole. It became a scab and is now falling off. Is this bad? The color nor the size isnt any different. It feels a ...

I have a raised mole on my neck. It's become very itchy, almost hurting. Could it be a skin cancer?

Posted 5 May 2015 by Bombona 1 answer

Ever since I was a little girl, I had this mole. The size of it is about the same as the size of a pencil eraser. I'm in my early 20's now and I've noticed that the area around it as well as the mole itself have become very itchy. I know about the ABCDE rule and the color is the ...

Re Nicotinamide and its ability to prevent certain skin cancers?

Posted 18 May 2015 by jayess99 1 answer

According to research from Australia, this drug has been shown effective in helping to prevent basal and squamous cell skin cancers. This is an over-the-counter medicine but I have no idea what dosage they refer to or what form they were using in their trials. How would I find that type of ...

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