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Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
6/20/2011 2:49:22 PM

Reviewer: millernpt, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor said I would get small scabs after 1 week and then they would fall off. No problem. Easy. She didn't say I would have terrible pain, itchy skin (with a felling like I wanted to rip it off!), and it's day 17 and I fell horrible! I look horrible, and the scabs still haven;t formed, let alone fallen off. I didn't have any noticeable skin cancer. I was just a person who wnet in t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
4/30/2011 9:45:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started the treatment on my entire forehead on March 30. In about 5 days, it was very red and somewhat inflamed. This went on until day 23 when the blistering appeared on most of the area. For the next 4 days, it was a mess..always wiping off excess skin. Kept vaseline on it at all times, which I think helped the 'peeling' process to not be so painful. Tylenol and/or Aleve was very helpf ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
3/12/2011 11:41:37 PM

Reviewer: Springer Rider, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am on 4 week, day 3. I am using on my forehead and head, mostly in balding areas. This is my 3rd go around. I used it in a small are in 1993 and in a larger area in 2004. I look hidious. My leasioins have just erupted into welts and scabs. I know the process and understand that this is good for it means I am at the end of the process. I will apply the creme until Monday and move into hea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
11/1/2010 6:26:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been on treatment for arms 1 month - very little pain and working well. On face - in third week of treatment and not sure I can continue. The pain and burning is almost too much. Everyday gets worse, but don't want to stop the healing. Feels like there are millions of ants crawling and biting my skin. Have not really slept in 4 days and thats bad also. Still trying to hang in there.

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
11/1/2010 11:21:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took this treatment during a recuperation for an unrelated surgical procedure, knowing I would be confined to my home. I used the medicine for facial redness due to sun exposure over the years. After 10 days, I discontinued the medication, one because my doctor advised me to but also because I could barely stand one more day of discomfort, especially around my lips. Recovery was pretty quick tho ... Show Full Comment

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