Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts

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We are beginning the process of using an electronic medical record in our practice as required by federal law.  As part of that process, we have established a "Patient Portal" in which patients can enter certain information that will help us, including your medical history.  Prior to your next office visit, we ask that you please access our patient portal by clicking on this link to complete our office forms relating to your medical history.  If we have not previously provided you with your Username and Password, please contact our office through our "Contact Us" page on this website or by calling the office at 518-690-0177.

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Eventually, we expect that you will be able to use our Patient Portal to obtain your medical records and test results.  However, we are not at that point yet.  We hope that our electronic medical record will allow for patients to obtain such information by sometime in 2013. 

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Sun-damaged skin: People with sun-damaged skin have a higher risk for developing AKs.

Imiquimod: Overview

Imiquimod (ih-mih-kwih-mod) is a prescription medicine that you use at home. It comes in a cream that you apply to your skin. Your dermatologist may prescribe imiquimod to treat:

  • Actinic keratosis (AK).
  • Basal cell carcinoma (the earliest form of this skin cancer).
  • Genital warts.

 

Sometimes, a dermatologist will prescribe imiquimod to treat another skin condition.

For your dermatologist to prescribe imiquimod, you must:

  • Be willing to apply the medicine as instructed. 
  • Return for follow-up appointments.
  • Have a normally functioning immune system.


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