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hydrocortisone valerate athletes foot

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It will decrease the swelling and itching but you also need to use an antifungal.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not a podiatry ?: Please direct this to your family doctor or dermatologist.
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Hydrocortisone is a topical steroid which is an anti-inflammatory agent. It can be used on inflammation of most any sort as long as the skin is not b ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No: Hydrocortisone valerate is a mid potency steroid while otc Hydrocortisone is a low potency steroid. Therefore u would not get the same effect from the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need another cream: Depending on where you live and your sun exposure, other non-steroidal creams may be a better option for you than a steroid cream such as hydrocortiso ... Read More
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Expired medicines: Most medicines have an expiration date and they may not be as effective after the expiry date. Creams or ointments are compunds that may not hold toge ... Read More

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