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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
Cortisone: Depending on where you are applying it, the surface area is significant. And what do you consider long term use? ...Read more
No: You could but it would make it worse. You need an antifungal cream. ...Read more
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Son has 3in red hot
circle with dot in the middle. Think its a bite..What do I do? He was bittin last night.. The red very hot circle has me very concerned..What do I do? I put cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 on it.
See your doctor: 1 % Hydrocortisone is a relatively mild topical steroid. However, any steroid, if used often enough, can cause thinning to the skin. Because the vaginal skin is already very thin, i would not advise this. Plus, vaginal itching can be due to infection, which Hydrocortisone could potentially aggravate. ...Read more
A while after putting cortizone (hydrocortisone).10 gel on, some of my flea bites still itch a bit. is this normal?
Yes: yes, there is not guarantee that itching will go away with the steroid cream ...Read more