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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

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
2/22/2015 6:53:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I knew it was going to blister and be red and painful because my dermatologist told me what to expect. I was surprised by the amount of pain but really when I used to expose my skin to the sun, it was just as bad. No pain no gain. My reaction was dramatic, blisters and dehydration but I guessed that the worse the reaction, the more damage had already happened to my skin from the sun and the lesion ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
2/14/2015 3:26:17 AM

Reviewer: Sflady, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am on day one of using Picato for the third time over three years. Having baked my skin over the years, I am paying dearly now. In 2012, I used it twice, four months apart, hid out for three days, and then the redness, discomfort, and sluffing off of dry somewhat crusty skin left my skin like new. My tolerance for pain is high, so I can't say I ever felt the incredible pain so many people ha ... Show Full Comment

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