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Due in 2 weeks is it safe to use hydrocortisone1% cream on skin for pimples?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes but: Hydrocortisone is not used for pimples.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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