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Cortizone Ointment On Skin Rash
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I was diagnosed with pityriasis rosea and was prescribed antobiotic sumamed to take 1 tab for 3 days. Is it safe to use? Can I use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 ointment too on rashes?
Pityriasis Rosea: Pityriasis rosea usually goes away without treatment. You can expect to have the rash about 6 to 8 weeks before it disappears. Some people have it for 2 weeks. Occasionally, it lasts longer than 8 weeks. If a patient has unbearable itching, a dermatologist may prescribe a medicine to help relieve the itch. Since the rash is caused by a virus antibiotics are not given unless secondary infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is inflamation to my shoulders causing a skin rash. Cortisone shots make them to disappear but after a few weeks they are back again?
Shots for rash: Usually steroid injections will provide a benefit in a few hours though it may take longer to see the full effect. ...Read more
Dust mite skin rashes that wont go away, no insurance so i need a strong OTC cream that istopical but i don't know what. I have tried hydrocortisone?
Dust Mites: Over-the-counter or prescription allergy drugs can help control symptoms. Antihistamines relieve itching, sneezing, and watery eyes. Decongestants help with nasal congestion. Nasal steroids reduce swelling in your nose so you can breathe better. Allergy shots (immunotherapy) may also be an option. They treat allergies over a long period of time. Ask your doctor if they make sense for you. ...Read more
I got a very itchy skin rash with tiny blisters on my palms & fingers surrouding my nails. Betametasone didn't help. Hydrocortisone made it worse.
it's time: To see your doctor/ dermatologist, as self-medicating won't help, and can't help you either on this limited platform, good luck ...Read more
I have skin rash. My doc...suggested hydrocortisone and taking antihistimines...it is slowly and progressively getting worse. Do I need an allergist?
Yes: An allergist or dermatologist. When the condition is getting worse and the treatment does not work, these call for expert intervention. ...Read more
Would using hydrocortisone cream work on a morbilliform skin rash caused by having mono and taking amoxicillin?
I have developed a skin rash all up my arms & stomach-only. I've tried cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream. What is it?
Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more
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