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Genuine Aldara (imiquimod)

What is Aldara?

Aldara is a topical cream that uses imiquimod as its basic ingredient and is used most frequently to treat different types of skin problems, including genital warts and skin cancer. Surgery is considered as an effective treatment option for both genital warts and skin cancer but people opting for this treatment, despite facing the surgical hazards, may not be completely relieved. First, the genital herpes infection cannot be completely cured and the chances of recurrence always remain. Second, people with non-melanoma types of skin cancer may find surgery effective but the consequent scarring caused by it may change your appearance. Aldara, in this context, is widely considered as a better treatment option as it requires to be applied externally and it strengthens your immunity system to fight against these diseases.

Does Aldara have any benefits?

Whether it is genital warts or non-melanoma skin cancer, Aldara is meant for external applications exclusively. In case of genital warts treatment, this medication has been found to provide a person with desired relief within next 16 weeks. A person with non-melanoma skin cancer has 70% chance that he/she will recover from the problem. However, during the 5 years trial period, the research team of the Cancer Research Centre of the UK has received positive results regarding use of this medication to treat minor skin cancer. Several sources have expressed their optimism that in the near future Aldara will be permitted for the treatment of skin cancer.

How does Aldara work?

Unlike other antiviral treatment options that directly attack the infected cells, medicinal properties of the Aldara cream strengthens your immunity system to fight against the strains of an infection. The best part about this treatment method is that it doesn’t cause any skin irritation or change in skin colour. The stimulation of your immune system caused by Aldara produces two different natural chemicals, cytokines and interferon. These two chemicals stop the strains of respective disease from replicating and once these strains are weak, your natural immunity automatically destroys the infected cells, providing you with the desired relief.

Can anyone use Aldara?

Almost all adult men and women can use Aldara safely but it is better that this medication isn’t prescribed for younger people below 18 years. However, in certain cases – people with recent experience of organ transplantation, immune system problems or an allergy to the chemical component of the cream – aren’t allowed to use this medication. Aldara shouldn’t be used for treating genital warts within the genitals or anus.

How to use Aldara?

The recommended way to use Aldara cream is to apply it gently over the infected area only thrice a week. Make sure that your skin is dry before you apply this medication and wash it off from the area of application within next 6 to 10 hours. Under no circumstance should you use this medication for more than 16 months.

Does Aldara cause side effects?

Generally Aldara is a very safe medication to use but in certain cases it may cause problems like mild irritation over or around the area of application, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, mild fever and stuffed nose. However, if you find these problems are persistent and happening as allergic reactions, you need to stop using this medication and consult your physician as soon as possible.

Can I buy Aldara online?

Being a prescription medication, Aldara cannot be purchased as an over the counter medication but you can easily purchase this topical cream from the leading online pharmacies of Europe. All you need to do is to provide the online clinic of your choice with certain information by filling up a free online consultation form. Depending on the information, if the experts find that you are physically fit to use Aldara then you are free to order the medication and it will be delivered safely to you address overnight.