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hydrocortisone cream

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: A cream that contains hydrocortisone- a topical corticosteroid which can reduce inflammatrion and itching.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
no: That is not the purpose.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: It is possible for topical steroids to lighten one's skin. Typically this is associated with higher potency topical steroids that have been used for a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Permethrin: did you mean permethrin rather than premethalin! , well I don't see a necessity, unless you feel the irritation sometimes felt after applying the perm ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not really.: Chronic use of any tolical asteroids can thin skin and increase capilerization. This takes a while with non-fluorinated steroids, but is much more c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Usually treats an allergic dermatitis. Also can treat eczema or psoriasis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Day or so: Cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream like all corticosteroids to become effective needs to be transported into the cytoplasm of the cell where it binds th ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Expiry date: Please check the expiry date posted on the label, carton, or bottle. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Hope it helps.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Identify cause first: Before attempting to cover hydrocortisone cream with an occlusive dressing to make it more potent, it would be important to first identify the cause o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
no: Just stop using it when you are done.

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