A 28-year-old female asked:
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i am having itchy mons pubis. should i use hydrocortisone cream? is it good or it had side effects? does it need prescription?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Try it: OTC. No prescription needed. Not dangerous. If no improvement after a week, see a Dr. Various possible causes for this itch.
Answered on May 26, 2018

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