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Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
7/3/2015 11:37:09 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am writing review because I found the other reviews on Picato and it's side effects so helpful. on 3rd day of treating patch of skin on my cheek and just had to wash gel off after about an hour after application because the pain was so bad, burning and itching. washed it off with cold water and even applied neosporin for a short time but washed that off too. I will check in with my doc next ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
4/12/2015 11:39:27 AM

Reviewer: sherris79aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have Actinic keratoses (AK).I have had three surgeries, one for basal cell and two for squamous cell.I used picato last winter, I was not in any sunlight and had no reactions. I am on day three of Picato. My face is swollen and blistered. I don't recommend going out in the sunlight.I weeded in the yard yesterday it was very sunny, and now face is very sore. I have also tried photodynamic, or ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
3/19/2015 2:16:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Used Picato on neck and face. Burned somewhat (mostly Day 2-4). Pain level was about a 3/10. No blistering, just scaling and eventual scab formation. The scabs were gone 8 days after starting treatment.

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
2/28/2015 8:04:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am a 68 year old male and have been treated on scalp and face twice a year for ten years, mostly with liquid nitrogen. Went to a new dermatologist who diagnosed a severe condition on most parts of my face and prescribed Picato. Two capsules a day, one for each side of my forehead, sides of my face and behind the ears. Have not felt such pain and discomfort before, including several surgeries. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
2/23/2015 9:25:06 AM

Reviewer: John, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Not really sure of results yet. Just finished my third tube. Followed the guidelines. Applied in the morning , washed off after 6 hours. My face had noticeable sun damage before I used Picato. Like everyone else day one was a sunburn . Day two was a bad sunburn with some blistering where damage was noticeable. Day three my face was on fire about 4 hours after applying . Couldn't wait for 6 hou ... Show Full Comment

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