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  1. what is the difference?
    ... understanding that is what will decide whether I can go the Aldara route or the Mohs surgery route. Any insight is...

  2. I'm soooooooooooo scared
    ... it and the report. She orginally suggested I use Aldara but I am skeptical of that. I don't know that that...
    ... color returns to normal. I agree with you about the Aldara . If the Aldara doesn't work, you've wasted precious...

  3. Lip Cancer Treatment
    ... complicated area of the face. My first treatment was Aldara , applied directly to the lip twice a day for 2 weeks ... had any type of surgery. For anyone considering Aldara or another topical treatment over MOHS, I would recommend...

  4. should i be scared?
    ... a basal cell carcinoma, I was given a cream called Aldara to apply. It didn't have any effect. So I was sent...

  5. Aldara -- irritation?
    ... having surgery. Now I'm trying Efudex. It's like Aldara , but supposed to be stronger. I just started, so can...
    ... I used Aldara for 3 wks for a basal cell spot on my neck. The scab ... worked? I didn't have any irritation or pain from the Aldara - just a huge scab that finally came off....
    ... pin head. (Not all the way through the nose). With Aldara it is completely healed....

  6. What is `H' closier after MOHS? + Efudex?
    ... a Professor in Australia that was doing trials on Aldara Cream. US was just starting on trials & always behind ... info off the BBC News saying: US *FDA just approved Aldara in July `04 for sBCC on body but not face. I'll research...

  7. Cream to put on skin cancer?
    ... Sounds like Aldara . I am using it now on my forehead. After 10 days of ... want to do it anywhere else on my face. I also use Aldara on my chest and shoulders and it does the same thing...
    ... after the biopsy sight healed. Then I applied the Aldara . Worked great!! Only left a little white scar that ... with. I have had the aggressive form in the past. Aldara is not recomended for these types...........
    ... superficial bc on my nose and the derm wants me to try Aldara . She said the results for this type of skin cancer ... me to try this first. I have done some research on Aldara and it seems to depend alot on your own skin as to ... offered. From what I understand the results from using Aldara can be remarkable if the area can tolerate the treatment...

  8. Infection after MOHS surgery - anyone experience this?
    ... experience with basal cell on the nose. My Derm prescibed Aldara to use for 10 weeks on the bc. This is recently approved ... just regular excision and heals up really well. The Aldara has made the area on my nose very red, a little sore...

  9. More basal cells
    ... work about the same, but I would have to say that the Aldara was a bit more irritating to my skin cancer (a good...
    ... it scares me a bit to just be applying lotions like aldara etc when I have no idea what I am dealing with. The ... Aldara also seems to work well once the spot has been biopsied...

  10. Basal Cell Infiltrative Morpheaform
    ... sure your derm will do a fine job. Maybe you can use Aldara on it? Did you ask him?...

  11. Aldara (Imiquimod) and Photodynamic Therapy
    ... for replying, motherchunk. So you are saying that Aldara does leave some kind of scarring or "white area."...
    ... I have also used Aldara (works great and I had no scarring) and Efudex and ... skin cancer on my back that I have been treating with Aldara and it works GREAT!...
    ... come out with some type of cure...I have used Efudex, Aldara and Carac cream......

  12. keratosis
    ... it was pre-cancerous keratosis. He told me to use Aldara cream three times a week. I used it twice and it...
    ... later (12/02) it came back & I had to retreat with the Aldara cream for 3 weeks. I'm now "watching & waiting" &...

  13. new to board
    ... to my old dermatologist and he is having me apply Aldara to the spot and one other in the same area. He said...

  14. Severe Adverse Reactions to ALDARA
    ... having? i have never heard of any side-effects from aldara other than redness, a little pain, and itching. are ... you sure its the aldara ? are you taking any other medications? and you are ... only using the aldara on the OUTSIDE of your body, right??...
    ... more than glad to go into the details surrounding my ALDARA treatment which I received one year ago. Originally ... having? i have never heard of any side-effects from aldara other than redness, a little pain, and itching. are ... you sure its the aldara ? are you taking any other medications? and you are ... only using the aldara on the OUTSIDE of your body, right?? ...