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    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    8/27/2018 4:29:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Confirmed diagnosis of Basal Cell cancer on the face. Tried this medication on one side of my face, and within two weeks had the worst cold/flu symptoms I have ever had in my life. I knew this was a side effect of the medication, and immediately stopped it. Called the doctor to report it and was told, "Oh, that's not from the drug..". I responded to the PA who made that comment to RE ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    10/7/2017 7:22:07 AM

    Reviewer: jadefish7, 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I used this for treating a BCC and wart on my shoulder. It worked like magic and I had no side effects. My dermatologist told me to prick the sachet with a pin and squeeze out only what I needed. A sachet lasted for the three days, so I wasn't using much. Perhaps this is why I was so lucky. My experience with having BCCs removed surgically (many) is also excellent, no scarring at all if done b ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    7/26/2017 11:52:06 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    BEWARE using on the face near hairline - Prescribed Aldara cream for facial sun damage near the hairline it didn't work but it did cause alopecia - I have been told it might grow back - the hair loss is the size of a 50p piece - my Dermatologist did not warn me of this side effect and nor did the accompanying leaflet with the drug so beware it has been 10 months now and the hair loss has cause ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    5/31/2017 8:53:47 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My doctor prescribed Aldara for my face. I stopped the medication after 3 weeks (it was prescribed for 4 weeks). Shortly after starting the medication I developed bright red spots covering most of my face that look like chicken pox. The medication activated my cold sore virus so my entire upper lip is covered in cold sores. I'm now on a medication to help heal cold sores and am applying a ster ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    10/14/2016 3:46:11 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My grandmom used aldara on a BCC,she had terrible side effects,headach,convulsions,and died. Before using aldara she feels good.

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