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Efudex with Dovonex

Just letting everyone know that I just did the newest Efudex treatment protocol which requires mixing 50% Efudex with 50% Dovonex (vitamin D) and it was very fast and easy. Four days of application of the combo "lit up" my face and 7 days later my face and scalp were virtually back to normal. Minimal pain, like a sunburn, and no scabbing, pus, etc. I was really scared to do the longer treatment after reading blogs and looking at pictures, but the new treatment is a piece of cake. Plus, according to related articles, it actually works better. A real win-win! "SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – A four-day topical combination regimen of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and calcipotriene removed almost 90% of facial actinic keratoses – significantly more than with 5-FU monotherapy, in a rando...

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The 3-week Efudex / Fluorouracil nightmare is now unnecessary!!

Harvard Medical recently discovered a new treatment regime for AK. This new four-day Harvard Medical protocol is going to save us all from the Efudex & Fluorouracil nightmare: Adding calcipotriene to 5-FU dramatically reduced AKs I used this 4-day treatment for AK in Dec '18 and it works!! Save yourself from the 3 week fluorouracil nightmare and do this 4-day treatment instead. I made this Youtube video of my experience with this protocol: The treatment resolves actinic keratosis in only 4 days. No longer is the pain and discomfort of the commonly prescribed 3 week Flouracil necessary to clear your skin of these pre-cancerous lesions. Mix 5% Fluoroucil and Calcipotriene 50/50 and apply twice per day for four days. Both of these creams can be purchased through prescription. Your ...

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maxgalin r 75 capsules used for

Iam fighting with lung cancer. i have pain in my rib bones . i was prescribed this medicine. Is it a pain killer, can I take it on a continues basis. ## This medication is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain and yes, to be effective, it must be taken regularly, as prescribed by your doctor. The U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and weight changes. I am very sorry that you have lung cancer, I lost my father to it a few years ago. I hope your treatments work and you have a long, happy life. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My left side rib bone is paining n my doctor has prescribed me to take maxgalin 75 bt reading this about Cancer I am scared is it ne...

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Peach palfium,RED and yellow palfium

My father was on these tablets for throat cancer at 1st(and I didn't know the strength of the colours),eventually he was put on palfium injection. AND eventually he passed, but it seems unthinkable what he'd of done without his pain relieving meds were. Well they say some generics skip a generation WELL and I say this with a heavy,heaviest of hearts because now my own son has been given the diagnosis but nothing was working for him and he lost his mind and is getting worse because they say he was ineligible for it. Please help

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Fluorouracil stages?

Can anyone explain the stages and what to look for. I’ve been on Fluorouracil for 23 days suppose to do 4 weeks all over complete face . But face is peeling in some areas and turned a yellowiish crusty in some places. Also cracking and bleeding in tiny spots. Should I keep using it or is this the erosion phase. What to expect next?

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cl4 cancer cure

I am Rex, 86 yrs old and l live on an Iowa farm. I had my prostate removed 20 yards ago. I now have anogel on my lung. I have read about CL4 cancer cure shots would this be any thing I could use? Can I get it in pills? I had six heart bypass in 2004 at McAllen heart hospital. My blood psi. 120/80 every day, I am very active I have machine & welding shop I work in every day on my Iowa us farm. Can you help me? ## Hi Rex, Sorry to hear about your situation. I was just doing some research on CL4 and despite information being sparse, I did find a medical journal (linked below) that depicted CL4 as "a nuclease-resistant RNA-aptamer", which according to their investigation, is able to bind at high affinity to EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptors) on the surface of different can...

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Redness after Efudex treatment

I have used Efudex twice over several years. I wonder what will help the redness that happens after the crust has peeled away? The affected area is upper lip and side of nose. ## Hi Ren, have you finished taking the course of Efudex at this point? Medline Plus says "If you are using fluorouracil to treat actinic or solar keratoses, you should continue using it until the lesions start to peel off. This usually takes about 2 to 4 weeks. However, the lesions may not be completely healed until 1 or 2 months after you stop using fluorouracil." It also says that the redness is normal, except in cases of a severe red skin rash (which should be reported as a serious side effect). Would you consider your case severe? As to treating the redness, you may be able to apply an over the counte...

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Bukol sa may likod ng tenga

Ang nanay ko po my bukol dn, sa my likod ng tenga lumalaki na po xa ngayon anu po bang sakit yun at anu dpt gamot dun. ## Parehas po tayo nag aalala din sa mama ko ganyan din po sya.. ko nga po muna mag stop ng pag aaral para ako nalang gagastos ng mga kekelangani pang araw araw mukhang mahirap pa para sakin dahil mag 18 palang ako ngaung pasko 2016 hays kaya natin to? ## Mawala ang bukol ko sa likod ng tenga mabaho po sya pag hnhawakan. Please help me po. ## May bukol sa gilid ng tenga ang pamangkin ko anu po yun ? ## My father has a bump under the back of his head near the ear. Hindi po pangkaraniwang bukol na kagaya lng ng kulani.. He has hypertension. Po kaya ang sakit o sanhi bakit nagkabukol siya? Need some advice po.. ## May gamot po ba sa lymp nodes o kulani q sa likod ng ulo q ...

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Sun and Efudex

I have quit treating my face and neck with Efudex and I am still peeling and having breakouts and the usual recovery. I am still treating my arms and hands. My work commute is 45 mins to 1.5 hours each way depending on the traffic with the average time in my car 2 hrs per day. When can I start getting that much sun exposure and it be safe? Always wear sunscreen too. ## Hello Daisy, According to the [1] NIH Efudex page warnings section it says that exposure to ultraviolet rays should be minimized during and immediately following treatment with Efudex because the intensity of the reaction may be increased. To me this sounds like you should avoid exposing the treated areas to the sun until it has completely finished recovering. The NIH goes on to explain that the redness and peeling typica...

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Shortness of breath using Efudex

After applying Efudex to the scalp after a shower I experienced shortness of breath at about 3.00am in the morning. This is not recommended - I should apply it mid to late afternoon. I have had no further effects since doing this. Has anyone else experienced this? My doctor said I may be allergic to Efudex. I hope not. ## Hello Ern, Your doctor is absolutely right, nowhere on the efudex website or the NIH/FDA warnings does it say that shortness of breath is a common effect of administering this medication. It sounds very much like you are allergic to this medication and I strongly suggest that you have your doctor run some tests to verify if you are safe to administer this medication. It would be tragic to have your throat completely close up because you were administering this medicati...

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Efudex-40 (fluorouracil)

Need all information about this medication please. ## I have been told to apply Efudex to my lower lip, isn't this crazy? ## Not really. It is listed in the drug monograph that it can be used topically to treat certain cancerous or possibly cancerous conditions. ## Has anyone used it on their lips? Won't it just keep bleeding non-stop? ## Heidi- I've used it on my lips three times. Each time it was an application morning and at bedtime. Though about the second week it gets very sensitive and blister-like lesions appear that means it's working. I applied a product called Acquafor (like Vaseline Jelly) to seal it and protect). The healing takes some time but the outcome is worth it. ## I just used Efudex for 2 weeks on lower lip. from day 7 blistered and ulcerated and wept...

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Efudex on scalp - side effects on hair?

Has anyone used Efudex on their head? I'm interested in any side effects on hair deterioration or loss. ## Hello Hoody, Reportedly this will be determined by the amount of efudex that you need to apply. If applied topically then the medicine will not be absorbed into the bloodstream and thus will not cause hair loss like other forms of chemotherapy treatment. If it is necessary to apply enough cream that it will absorb into the blood stream then you will start to experience typical symptoms associated with chemotherapy such as nasuea, vomiting, hair loss etc. Below is a link to the source of my information. [1] Efudex Treatment I hope this answers your question. Let me know if you would like to know anything else regarding this medication. ## Thanks so much Kevin. Will be a 14 light...

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Efudex treatment effects

I have used Efudex for four weeks and i now have a lump with a hard crust around it, and it is sore and itchy. What should i do? ## Hello, Judy! How are you? Have you informed your doctor, yet? The U.S. FDA does list the dryness/crusting as being possible side effects of using it. It may also cause abdominal pain, headache and mouth sores. How long has your doctor instructed you to use it? ## Medline Plus states "If you are using fluorouracil to treat actinic or solar keratoses, you should continue using it until the lesions start to peel off. This usually takes about 2 to 4 weeks. However, the lesions may not be completely healed until 1 or 2 months after you stop using fluorouracil. If you are using fluorouracil to treat basal cell carcinoma, you should continue using it until the...

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How to buy zadaxin in usa

my wife is 38 and dying of melanoma. how can i buy zadaxin in the usa - price is no object. ## Zadaxin is manufactured by SciClone Pharmaceuticals. You might try contacting them to see what stage in clinical trials they are presently in: SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 950 Tower Lane, Suite 900 Foster City, California 94404-2125 Phone: (650) 358-3456 Fax: (650) 358-3469 I hope this helps. Please post back with any other questions or details which you would like to include. ## "Our drug ZADAXIN is currently approved in 33 countries worldwide. In the US, ZADAXIN is in the last phase (phase 3) of clinical trials for the treatment of HCV non-responders, and has not yet been approved by the FDA. The United States Food and Drug Administration and the Customs Department do however have a co...

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has anyone used this on just a small patch on face

hi i have been prescribed efudix for an ak on my cheek. i was give a leaflet which showed some really scary pictures of treatment, of course, when googled its even worse!! I wonder if anyone has used this on only a small patch on their face and if so did their whole face end up being affected as ii have read in some of the stories. has anyone not had any of the adverse side effects that the pictures show? ## My face has patches of dry skin on my forehead and on my chin is this cream good on face. And can it be used for vaginal itch or vaginal yeast infection. If it can be used on face and vagina how often should it be used on these areas? ## Hello June, Unfortunately it does seem to be that nearly all users experience the physical changes in their skin. I did do some research on how to ...

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cancer treatment - what is h86 & where can i get it

Why is hsi giving people the idea that it is a mircle drug, when it cures nothing? All that i see is that it does makes u fat and builds muscle. ## I have Breast and Brain cancer and I would like to know where you get H86? ## From what I've researched, HSI is a scam company. The coined term 'H86' is part of their marketing scheme. However, what it stands for (aka Avemar/Fermented Wheat Germ Extract) is apparently legitimate in that Fermented Wheat Germ has been proven to fight cancer; rather effectively at that: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20155632 The notion that all it does is make you fat and builds muscle is a misinformed representation from lack of research. For anyone who may be seeking Avemar, I'd recommend that you google it for a list of vendors. Something else wort...

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Megestrol acetate side effects

My doctor started me on 400mg of megestrol to gain weight. Because of how quickly I gained, it was reduced to 80mg two months later. Could that change in dosage be the cause of clitoral atrophy? ## Hello Jessa, According to the National Institute of Health and their warnings associated with megestrol acetate I don't any warnings or adverse reaction listings that states this medicine causes clitoral atrophy, however, it does list decreased libido as a common side effect. My understanding is that clitoral atrophy is the decreased size and feeling of the clitoris which could be the result of hormonal imbalance and or restricted blood flow. Due to the fact that the megestrol is a synthetic hormone based drug it is possible that despite not being listed as a common side effect it could p...

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Suppositorypainrelievers

WHAT PAIN RELIEVERS ARE AVAIL IN SUPPOSITORY FORM? ## There are many, ranging from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories to narcotic opiates. The narcotic ones, however, are usually only prescribed for severe pain cases, such as that associated with late stage, terminal cancer. What specific types are you looking for information on? ## B & O Suprettes have been around for a long time. Loren ipsum et lacertae mundum regunt. Veritas est magma et prevalebit.

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How long does one keep using efudex 40 on spots/sores

I have been using Efudex on spots on chest, arms and legs for 2 months now. Most spots have blistered and turned into weeping sores, some have crusted up and turned into scabs. They are all extremely itchy, the itching drives me crazy when I’ve got these sores arms, chest, legs. Around Some sores that have scabbed over further red spots/lumps have come up surrounding the original sore, like it is spreading. My doctor told me to keep using Efudex until the sores have completely healed and disappeared, is this correct? Putting Efudex on the crusty sores usually stings like mad ## Hello Glyn, According to the medlineplus government page the instructions are as follows. [1] MedLinePlus Gov "If you are using fluorouracil to treat actinic or solar keratoses, you should continue usin...

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Jakafi

I have been on clinical trial 2 yrs for myelofibrosis and wanted to know is anyone's health insurance is paying for drug in case clinical trial ends. What is approximate cost a month as I have seen it is $7000 month on another website. Any info would be appreciated. Thank You ## That is about the same estimated price that I am seeing listed everywhere, which is pretty normal for these types of medications, especially being this new. I've no information on insurances covering it, though. That would depend on the insurance and if it actually gets approval. Does anyone else have more information on this? ## Thanks for the reply. Its now approved for sale in the U.S. I am live in Ca. I use wall greens drug store. I checked with them its $4.400.00 without insurance. I do have part D ...

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