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A 41-year-old member asked:

What does hydrocortisone valerate help with; all sorts of rashes?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
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 diagnosed, as it can make certain rashes worse (i.E infectious).

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What does hydrocortisone valerate help with ?

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Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
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.

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