5-FU

Week 4 treatment of Actinic Keratoses & SCC with 5-FU EFUDIX 5% Fluourouracil

Week 4 treatment of Actinic Keratoses & SCC with 5-FU EFUDIX 5% Fluourouracil. Well, if week 3 was a bitch then week 4 was most definitely a son of a bitch! Continued issues with tight, scabby, crusting, inflamed, oozing, inflamed skin across the face but more specifically around the t-zone area and to the side …

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Week 3 (was a Bitch!) on Efudix 5-FU 5% Fluourouracil chemo treatment diary Actinic Keratosis & SCC

Week 3 Efudix 5-FU 5% Fluourouracil chemo treatment diary Actinic Keratosis & SCC Yes, week 3 was a bitch! By far the worst week to date, with heavy scabbing across face added to the usual redness, tightness of skin and discomfort. Week 3 added to the usual delights with bits of dry, crusty, flaking skin …

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Week 2, Days 8-14, Efudix 5-FU, 5% Fluorouracil, Actinic Keratosis chemotherapy, treatment diary

Week 2 on Efudix 5% fluourouracil treatment of Actinic Keratoses. This was a difficult week. Following my initial shock at the reaction to the first application of the EFUDIX to face (I thought it had to be an allergic reaction), I went online to educate myself. I had little forewarning from my Consultant dermatologist other …

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Week1 Day 7, Efudix 5-FU, 5% fluorouracil, Actinic keratosis skin chemotherapy 7 day review

Week 1, 7 day review of 5-FU Efudix 5% Fluourouracil chemotherapy treatment to actinic keratosis on face, scalp and neck. First week was rough. Dermatologist advised ‘it will feel like sandpaper’ but neglected to mention ‘you will look like you have measles/mumps/chickenpox’ combined, plus it will feel like sandpaper! The 5-FU brings to the surface …

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