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11 Feb

Face moles
Can I use Aldara cream on a mole on my face?
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Cancer

21 Feb

Yes, one can apply this cream to one’s face, although not near the eyes, nose and mouth. It is used to treat certain types of growths on the skin. These include precancerous growths like actinic keratoses, and warts on the outside of the genitals/anus. It is believed to work by helping to activate the immune system to fight these abnormal skin growths. This product is not recommended for use on children under 12 years of age unless specifically directed by your doctor. Before applying, wash your hands and the area to be treated with mild soap and water. Dry the area well. Apply a thin layer of medication on the affected area(s) as directed and rub in.  Wash your hands with soap and water after each application. Do not cover the treated area with bandages or waterproof coverings. (MCH).

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