cryotherapy

Week 5 Efudix 5-FU – ‘IT IS OVER’ (for now) – after 4+ weeks of treatment with 5% Fluourouracil.

Weeks 4 & 5 have been the worse by far. The inflammation, pain, crusting and flaking were added to by sleep disturbance. I have been waking three times a night for the last few nights, scratching and picking at the scabs formed across my face. Moisturiser didn’t stop it, not did anti-histamines and anti-inflammatories. I …

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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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