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Aldara (imiquimod) cream side effects?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Burning or redness: Aldara (imiquimod) may cause some local burning or redness if applied to sensitive areas.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Why was I given aldara (imiquimod) cream?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Aldara (imiquimod): Do you have genital or rectal warts, actinic keratosis or basal cell carcinoma ?
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A 25-year-old male asked:

Is aldara (imiquimod) dangerous to use ? Does it have any dangerous side effects ?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
If used as directed: It is a safe medication. May want to dicuss with your doctor but dont let your anxiety disorder get in the way of your treatment.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Any side effects of imiquimod?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Generally cutaneous: This immune modulator is used topically in treatment of warts and some skin cancers. Can produce extremely severe skin effects, with blistering bloody lesions. Systemic side effects include secondary fungal infections, flu-like symptoms, enlarged lymph nodes, muscle and back aches, and others.

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