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is cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream safe for a skin allergy in a pregnant woman?

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Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Be careful : It seems the systemic absorption is unknown. While it is probably safer in the third trimester, why take a chance?
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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