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Debstar1
perth, Australia

 
I have recently ordered online Ag3derm which claims to totally revmove age spots apparently the active ingrediant is "Flurouracil" I just wanted cont.
Age Spots, Brown SpotsBlackheads & Whiteheads

does this product actually work and is it safe. thanks

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docblinski


Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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July 9, 2012 5:09 AM

In USA need RX for 5FU (more)
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DrEmilyAltman


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Livingston, NJ
United States
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  Fluorouracil is not for age spots
March 7, 2011 3:11 PM

Fluorouracil preparations require a prescription, as it is a topical chemotherapy agent, that causes extensive inflammation when used on the skin.
It is used to treat precancerous and (more)
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swimmingeasy
  Used it - its good
January 18, 2014 5:50 AM

After a youth of sun exposure, my skin developed many spots, lesions, solar keratosis, superficial BCC etc. 5Flurourcil was very effective on my skin. Most of the lesions (spots etc) turned into scabs and new skin replaced them over about one month. The following year or two, the new skin became more like the rest of my body, but the areas were pink for a while. I did read on various medical research on the (5FLU)chemotherapy, which confirmed that its mostly safe. There was concern that it would effect sperm, so don't impregnate during that time. I have since sired another baby boy with excellent health. If the spots lesions are left untreated those damaged cells may enlarge and pressure healthy cells over time (eg Rodent ulcer). Such cells as Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC)will grow and damage micro blood vessels and skin cells. The quality and concentration of Ag3Derm should be confirmed to your own satisfaction. The medication can be prescribed by a medical practitioner in most countries, so that may be an alternative choice, though it could be significantly more expensive still! If Ag3Derm does all that they propose, it may be more concentrated than the prescription dosage. There are risks with all drugs so weigh up the benefits with the risks. The Ag3Derm is a reasonable price for it effectiveness.


modzesi
 
October 5, 2012 6:01 AM

the black heads on my nose are never cleaned even if i do them daily. is there any less time consuming way which i have to apply only once a week. they look so bad and give a rough impression.


modzesi
 
October 5, 2012 5:58 AM

i wish to ask about a good anti aging cream for a 30 year old lady.


susan1979
Liverpool, United Kingdom
 
August 12, 2010 3:08 PM

Hello Debstar1

Just saw your question about Ag3derm cream.

Well just like you I needed to know what is in these things that are advertised, So I started checking them out, and Flourouracil, after I found out I bought some of their cream and used it.

It did exactly what they said it would do. My Age Spots have now gone!

The links listed below are the sites I went to for info on this subject.

Hope they help you

http://www.webmd.com/skin-beauty/news/20090615/chemo-drug-may-fade-wrinkles http://www.med.umich.edu/DERM/faculty/dsachs.shtml http://www.talkskincare.com/post/Beauty-Breakthrough-Fluorouracil.aspx http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/154180.php

Best Wishes Susan



 



 

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