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what is fluorouracil topical cream typically used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Efudex (fluorouracil): fluorouracil topical cream / Efudex is a topical used to treat pre-cancerous & cancerous skin growths.
Answered on May 10, 2015

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