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Is this hydrocortisone 2.5% a mild medication or a strong medication?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Mild: It's a very mild weak topical steroid. It's good for use on mild rashes or itching and for babies. Most people with severe itching or rashes need to see a doctor to get a stronger prescription strength topical steroid.

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