A 46-year-old member asked:
hydro-cortizone, does cause problems with fungal infections.?
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Dr. Jerome Litt answered
70 years experience Dermatology
HYDROCORTISONE: Hydrocortisone creams sometimes makes fungal infections worse. If you are sure it's a fungal infection (how do you know?), then an otc cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monistat applied twice daily might help. Also no soaps; use gentle cleansers like cetaphil or neutrogena. If no better in a few days, see a dermatologist. Best luck!
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
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