Imiquimod

Last Update January 28, 2016
Other brands: Aldara, Zyclara
Imiquimod (International Nonproprietary Name) is a prescription medication that acts as an immune response modifier. It is marketed by...
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Imiquimod for Herpes

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ands) are red and ulcerated. I hope it is not herpes. A...
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" ...a condom. I was prescribed imiquimod, and it has helped a lot, although there are still a few bumps left. However now I notice there are several lesions on my penis. One big one at the bottom of the... "

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To make matters worse, I am in an acute Herpes infection...
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" ...After starting treatment with imiquimod, the lesion started to disappear, but as soon as it did, three others appeared on the other side of the penis glans (glands). And after those disappeared,... "

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that it would cure my herpes. The thing is each dose...
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" ...my doctor practically promised me that if I used Aldara (Imiquimod 5%) cream regularly for a few months, that it would cure my herpes. The thing is each dose is a month long... "

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doctor and he said it appeared to be herpes. He swabbed the...
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" ...to my doctor and he said it appeared to be herpes. He swabbed the fluid and had it tested. It came back positive for the herpes virus but he said he did not type the sample and it could be HSV1,... "

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lmost not noticiable lips herpes and small mouth candida res...
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" ...increasing from 45 first week  of imiquimod to 53 today ast stable ...will be checked monday imiquimod doses: april 8th 25mg, systemic intf sides, no other doses following days from april 14th... "

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he told me to stay away from sex and gave me IMIQUIMOD...
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" ...doctor, what I thought was herpes she said it to be HPV, Genital warts. She told me to stay away from sex and gave me IMIQUIMOD cream to apply to the ...Can genital warts lead to herpes? or is this a... "

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did imiquimod, had a mild lip herpes, it is very similar b...
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" ...with 1ml one day and 1.6ml the following day: i notice similar increased inflammation as when i did imiquimod, had a mild lip herpes, it is very similar but milder and no fev... "

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d anymore, and I don't get the herpes-style ulc...
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" ...treatment custom blended. He used 5% imiquimod and blended it into a lip balm that he made based on shea butter, etc. The imiquimod was still tortuous in a lot of ways, but my experience does seem... "

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he same thing as having herpes? i do know that the virus i...
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" ...the same thing as having herpes? i do know that the virus is in my body and will be for the rest of my life, and every body is different so it will be impossible to tell how many and how severe my... "

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recurrences would be a single lesion, not multiple lesions...
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" herpes recurrences would be a single lesion, not multiple lesions like this. only testing ...ngu and trich. many side effects from imiquimod cream :(   You... "

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Imiquimod
1,636 discussions
Taken for: Warts, Genital Warts, Herpes, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Actinic Keratosis, Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
Other names: Aldara, Zyclara
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
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11,734 discussions
Taken for: Warts, Genital Warts, Herpes
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Satisfaction
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436 discussions
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Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Satisfaction
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