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Hydrocortisone to heal acne scabs?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Very bad idea: Hydrocortisone will relieve inflammation but greatly slow healing and encourage overgrowth of the bacteria that will cause the next outbreak.

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