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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience in Dermatology
Activates immunity: It is an immune response modifier. It treats genital warts by increasing the activity of the body's immune system to fight off the wart virus. Mechani ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good: Works very effectively but must keep on it for weeks did not cut treatment short.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Patience: You dont say how long you have used the aldara (imiquimod). It can work in as little as3 weeks for labial condyloma, but in some cases can take over ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience in Dermatology
AKs and warts: Aldara (imiquimod) is used most commonly for treatment of aks (actinic keratoses which are precancers). It's also used for treatment of superficial sk ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Aldara (imiquimod): genital / rectal warts , actinic keratosis & basal cell carcinoma
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Several: Actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, condyloma acuminata, .
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) = Imiquimod
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Anywhere from $15 to $40 a pack, therefore shop around for the best deal. Usually if you buy in bulk, 12 to 48 paks the price goes down, but still a l ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: It can take days, weeks, or months. Aldara (imiquimod) works for condyloma about 87% to 95% of the time.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience in Dermatology
Try to avoid sun: Aldara (imiquimod) makes you more sensitized to sun and sunburn easier. Best to apply Aldara (imiquimod) at night and to avoid direct sun exposure dur ... Read More

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