A 44-year-old member asked:
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what does hydrocortisone valerate help with ?

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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 choose the one deemed best to help your problem.
Answered on Jul 11, 2018
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