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efudex used for 2 weeks face swollen help

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 15, 2010
  • 02:02 AM

is his normal? My boyfriend went into the Dr's and they said he's got some bcc so use this efudex cream for two week and it will be fine. He's all done with the treatment fr the last 2 days but now his whole face is swollen like it's gonna explode. Seriously. It first started with his eyes swelling but now it's his whole face. I took him to the Dr's yesterday and they said nothing is wrong gave him vicodine and told him to go home.
I'm scared. Can someone please help me?
Thank you
Cathy

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  • I just finished 2 weeks of Efudex on my face and it is terribly swollen, in addition to looking like raw hamburger. It hurts terribly. My doctor gave me Biafine to help with the healing. Other than that, I have read online about Aquaphor helping....as do the creams containing Benadryl. I will NEVER do this treatment again.Good luck!
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