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    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    10/7/2019 10:07:07 AM

    Reviewer: CJ Gibson, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Following cheek replacement surgery for multiple bccs, my surgeon was loathe to open up eyebrow (again) for remaining bccs so prescribed Aldara. I have psoriasis and had previously declined this treatment due to concerns about my immune response. Did topical treatment on very small area above eyebrow for six weeks, have been sick and somewhat disabled ever since. Not much skin reaction at site, bu ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    3/3/2019 7:23:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have used Aldara cream for a skin cancer on my head.I used it for 4 weeks. I now have a large bald patch . My dermatologist told me that I would not lose my hair. I now feel suicidal and very very depressed. I just can�t face the world like this. It is a horrible disfigurement.

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    2/8/2019 6:55:13 AM

    Reviewer: TigerLily, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with a small BCC on the side of my nose, very close to my eye, and prescribed Aldara cream for 6 weeks (5 days on, 2 days off). Nothing happened for the first 4 weeks and then the area started going red and scaly. It is now 6 and a half weeks since I started treatment and the area looks awful - has increased in size and is red and crusty. The skin irritation has spread right int ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    2/1/2019 8:17:12 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have used Apsara for a BCC on my shoulder and face and my body reacted badly. Severe fatigue, headache and nausea and dizziness. I used it twice a month apart and had the same reaction! It's now more than 10days and I am still sick!. The BCC appears gone but I feel terrible. I am usually a healthy and fit 61year old who takes no medication!

    Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
    12/3/2018 11:04:43 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am in my 5th week of using Aldara. I live in the West Indies where it is mostly sunny and hence hot. ( Added in case that info may be of use) A few new things have been happening since using it.... perhaps side effects. Heaviness on chest like food it not being digested properly sleep interference Redness on site ( BCC OM SIDE OF FACE OS BEING TREATED) - crusty at wk 4 into 5 of 6 weeks (u ... Show Full Comment

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