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Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
4/21/2014 8:37:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Three months ago I had my dermatologist examine a darkened area about the size of a nickel on my right cheek. It had become irritated with red scaly bumps. A biospy was done and report stated it was actinic keratosis...pre-cancerous. I have been using Carac on my entire face for 12 days now. The spot shows no signs of being affected by the treatment but other very tiny spots on my face have turne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
6/8/2013 8:09:25 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It Is better then getting my face cut

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
10/19/2012 8:51:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It has been two years since I have used carac. My face where it has been treated is still red and easily irritated. I am presently seeing another dermatologist to see if there is still any precancer signs. Disappointed that my skin is still not clear. I have used desonide to try and stop redness and irritation.

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
9/10/2012 3:51:35 PM

Reviewer: ProfessorMac, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I initially used Carac 10 yrs ago in tandem w/ Aldara, today mostly use Carac alone as Aldara produces immune suppressive complaints. If Carac is overused (which I errantly did), it can lead to permanent scarring. If underused, the lesions will require retreating or a visit to the dermatologist to have the area frozen. The challenge in using Carac is knowing WHEN you have reached the END POINT, an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
2/29/2012 4:43:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Just finished 21 days of Carac for 3 small areas on face. Want to discuss organic virgin coconut oil, recommended 1/20/12. Treatment symptoms (soreness, itching) weren't bad. After the 21 days I tried the organic virgin coconut oil instead of vaseline for the dryness. In my case the 3 areas itched and burned. I was extremely, extremely uncomfortable. My dermatologist's office returned my ... Show Full Comment

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