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19 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
9/4/2013 12:20:16 PM

Reviewer: Heather, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Superficial BCC, small spot on chest. Taking this 5 days a week for 6 weeks. Im on week 3 and hadn't really noticed any major side effects until now. Currently experiencing nausea & diaherrea and VERY dry lips. Cant put enough chapstick on! Headaches daily since the day I started the cream. No darkening or scabbing yet as others have reported. Not sure if that means it isn't "work ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
5/7/2012 4:51:07 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Perscribed for two nearly invisible AK spots on face. Now done 12 days of first round. As advertised: starts working day 1 with very mild pain, redness, progresses to VERY pronounced darker area, then scab-like. DEFINITELY an immune reaction working, affecting only the AK tissue even deep under the surface. Doing the job so far. Amazing action for a topical. Downside: looks like I was hit with a t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
2/22/2012 2:49:36 PM

Reviewer: Jimmy Ing, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on Imiquimod 5% cream for BCC on face fwd of LH ear for a little over 1 wk. Following prescription schedule of 5 days on, off Sat Sun. Will continue for another 5 weeks. Apply nightly with Q-tip. Area is slightly swollen, redness, slight pain, itching, scabbing, tender to touch, and looks horrible. Must be working as planned, effects match expectations.

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
11/2/2011 4:58:53 PM

Reviewer: brendalang44, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Treating 2 BCC on leg. Itches, burns, shock like feeling thru leg. Leg aches. Had to take tylonal too often for pain & discomfort. Dr says it is working good, and will not leave a scar. It is horrible looking and starting to smell. Don't know if I would go through this treatment again.

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
9/26/2011 2:32:29 PM

Reviewer: eqotr, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Within 2 days of using this on my chest it starts reddening. Third day it starts itching and gets worse from there. I used it on my right chest first and had to quit after 1 week due to blistering SO bad. If I can afford more I'll keep trying --maybe!

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