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Were you looking for information about Aldara? Aldera cream is a common misspelling of Aldara cream.
 
Aldara® (imiquimod cream) is prescribed to treat actinic keratosis of the face or scalp. It is also approved for the treatment of a type of skin cancer called superficial basal cell carcinoma, as well as external genital warts or perianal warts.
 
Although many people may not have any problems with this medicine, most people will likely develop some type of skin reaction, such as dryness, redness, or swelling. Fortunately, such reactions are often mild and easily treated.
 
(For more information on this skin cream, click Aldara. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this medicine, including how it works, safety warnings and precautions, and general dosing guidelines. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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