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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 ...

BRCA1/2 testing - Should I consider? Mom died aggressive form?

Posted 4 days ago by Marylaw 2 answers

Hello, and thank you in advance. My mother passed away at age 54 of breast cancer after being diagnosed at age 49. No other family history known on African American side. Skin cancer prevalent on other side. I am 35 yo biracial African American and Caucasian ansestry. Should I consider the BRCA1/2 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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