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My Dr prescribed jamp hydrocortisone lotion for what she said is adult cradle cap. Is there anything else that I could use that would be effective?
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
Had rash applied hydrocortisone lotion 2.5% on body for 5 days 4 times daily.Now my skin looks aged is it reversible?
What is the best treatment for weeping eczema? I've tried putting hydrocortisone lotion on it, but it doesn't work well because of the liquid on it
Wet wrap: You need to use a thick ointment such as vaseline and wrap it with wet gauze then dry gauze and leave it overnight and repeat nightly until skin starts healing. ...Read more
How long do mosquito bites last? How can I relieve the itching? My hydrocortisone lotion isn't working. I have been bitten by a mosquito a few times and have these very very red marks from the bites. They itch like mad and one has grown into a huge welp f
I have very itchy and also dry breasts. It's been several months and i've used hydrocortisone, many lotions and salves . Could this be cancer?
Does not sound : Like cancer since it is on both breasts. Have you tried sarna lotion for the itching? It is temporary but really helps itching. What type of soap are you using. Either do not use any soap directly on the breast or use cetaphil. Do not use perfumed products either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take for my red rough cheeks to heal after stopping using a retinol and applying hydrocortisone? (stopped retinol lotion two days ago)
For poison ivy?: Since it is summer, & guessing by the way you phrase your question, you are asking what is the best way to treat allergic contact dermatitis. Calamine is not harmful, and may reduce the itch somewhat. I haven't found it helpful personally or professionally. Since rhus dermatitis is hypersensitivity, I'd go for topical steroids until the itching stops. Hydrocortisone or a little stronger (not face) ...Read more