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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
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
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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
I used a roll on cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 on a bug bit on inside of my elbow last night and next day while itch is gone the area is sweaty. Is this normal?
I have hives what van I do for the iching I put cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 it relives for a while not bien sleeping because of iching even took a,cool shower?
Urticaria: Try over-the-counter antihistamines to deal w/allergies & hives (urticaria). Failing that, go see your Family Doc or Allergist to discuss other prescription options. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-hives/basics/definition/con-20031634 for more info. ...Read more
Is it possible for you to use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 for a allergic reaction during pregnancy?
Category C: Which means: Animal studies show adverse fetal effect(s) but no controlled human studies OR no animal or human studies; weigh possible fetal risk vs. maternal benefit; see pkg insert for drug-specific recommendations, topical application would be generally safe, safer towards second and third trimesters, don't exceed recommended dosage ...Read more
What can I do abour this rash on my hands it goes away then come back I've been using cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 plus?
Contact agents: Likely something you are using on your hands. Since you didn't mention itching, an irritant reaction is a more likely cause. Try to use mild soap to wash your hands and apply a moisturizer after washing. Sanitizing gel can dry up and irritate your skin as well. Excessive hand washing can do the same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use maximum strength cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 while pregnant? I'm pregnant and have a rash and it's the only cream i could find in the home right now
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
Fine itchy bumps on shaft of penis almost looks like goosbumps used cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 so far
See below: Avoid the steroid. See your doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more