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hydrocortisone valerate adverse effects

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and No: Sorry for the unclear answer, but have you found out the underlying cause of whatever you are sing the steroid cream for? If that has not been solved ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Check tube. Dpending on age of tube it is good for 1-2 years after prescription is filled.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No: Hydrocortisone valerate is a mid potency steroid that works on some rash types. I would be careful using it on rashes that your doctor has not diagnos ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can help: Due to its antiinflammatory properties. Anusol has a topical anesthetic and is usually for the gums and in combo may add some additional relief. Ora ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Potency: OTC hydrocortisone 1% is lowest potency. Hydrocortisone valerate however, a different molecule, is medium potency, hence a prescription is required
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Potency: Steroids are classified based on strength or potency. Class 1 to 7 (high to low). For the same prescription ointments are stronger than cream. Also t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: This is a steroid cream and may actually worsen acne. It is used to treat inflammation, such as a skin allergy or eczema.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Weird prescription: It doesn't sound strange. It is good practice to get all of your questions answered fully before you leave your doctor's office. If he or she doesn't ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch ... Read More
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