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Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion, does it work for big bites?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 37 years experience
It should: Arthropod (bug) bites respond over time to topical steroids. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a brand of one such type of topical steroid. Usually twice a day for a week or less is enough. Be sure to see a doc if redness, pain, swelling worsen rather than improve.

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