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Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
7/21/2009 12:49:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Thanks to the other reviewers...burning and redness all over my face but no burning or redness on hands when used the same...wonder why? Previously used for squamous cell on hand.. very effective for that for me.

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
7/4/2009 3:27:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
treatment involved some oozing and unsightly scalp areas. itching and pain can be controlled by applying FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE TOPICAL SOLUTION USP, 0.01% ten minutes or so after Fluorouracil. after a three week regime, my scalp is healing nicely.

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
3/10/2009 12:39:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After 2 weeks, there are 3 distint red patches on my face and one under my eyebrow. I feel one of the side effects is sleeplessness. Now I wait for 2 weeks and do not use the cream, then my dermatologist will evaluate if it has gotten rid of my actinic keratosis spots.

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
2/14/2009 8:40:07 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
2/6/2009 11:12:55 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Many years of sun exposure left me with crusty patches on my forehead and nose. My dermatologist prescribed the 5FU treatment. After a week, it was apparent that the damage was far more widespread than I originally thought. After two weeks, I had the typical splotchy, red, and crusty patches, and we discontinued treatment after 3 weeks. This treatment is not very attractive, but it needed to b ... Show Full Comment

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