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    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    4/15/2016 12:50:50 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've taken fluorouracil a couple of times before, but in the past did it in 2 treatments â?? first the scalp on my bald head, then my face. I also think I might've had it prescribed for treatments of two weeks' duration.. This time I tried a more macho approach and did my face and scalp all at once. Also, my dermatologist prescribed it for three weeks. He said I could stop it ea ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    3/8/2016 11:39:58 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am finishing up my second week of use 2 times a day on my face. I previously used it for 2 weeks on my chest after having an area cut out leaving a 2 inch scar. My whole face is completely raw

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    2/26/2016 6:53:40 PM

    Reviewer: Sixdash8, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I hope that the satisfaction will be at five stars, as this is my first time with this treatment. I elected to go with vs. freezing off.

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    2/19/2016 4:05:26 PM

    Reviewer: spooker, 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have just started use of the Fluorouracil 5% and when I picked it up from the pharmacy the pharmacist told me to put the cream on and then use the old tub of Vaseline to put over it. That might help those that are having cracking and bleeding. You feel like a grease ball and it will stick to clothing. I am on my 4th day of use. I don't see any changes or don't feel any heat. I'm ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    2/18/2016 10:28:51 AM

    Reviewer: None, 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have used this product several times over the last few years, and satisfied with the results. However about two weeks into treatment this time I developed a couple very tender areas on my scrotum ( I was only applying it to my face and forearms) that looked like an abrasion and after a couple days began bleeding quite a bit, also some irregular white lumps that were very sore,however after I fin ... Show Full Comment

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