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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
How to relieve bug bite on three yr old. Tried hydrocortisone, cool cloth, tylenol. Son can't sleep because of it. Gets welts from bug bites.
Antihistamines: in addition to what you have done, is it a mosquito bite or a bedbug, or was it a bee or ant sting, if getting this exaggerated reaction every time, or has other symptoms such shortness of breath or hives all over, better see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more
My son has severe poison ivy. He's on prednisone and Zyrtec as well as hydrocortisone cream. Nothing is working! He can't sleep and he's miserable. Can I give him benedryl if he had Zyrtec about 10 hrs ago?
Had cortizone shot still pains hammertoe will it ever stop? I'm losing sleep and don't like tylenol 3 because it constipates
Tylenol 3 : For hammertoe is excessive unless you are referring to a post op condition. I would consider other treatment options. I.E. If the pain is on the th too of the toe you need to make sure no pressure is being applied to the toe so wear a spandex material shoe or an open toe shoe. Consider epsom salt soaks in hot water if no contraindication.... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hives what van I do for the iching I put cortizone 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
Eczema care: Get cerave or cristco shortening and long rolls of gauze. Lather up the ghoo on the skin and wrap it lightly overnight and do it nightly until the skin is well moisturized and then apply the moisturizer daily twice a day especially after a shower and don't use hot water when you shower. ...Read more
Anti-inflammatory: 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 less potent than cortisone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation: Hydrocortisone can be used topically for itching, rash, etc. It can also be used by injection to treat systemic inflammation like in cases of auto immune diseases. Derivatives of Hydrocortisone like Prednisone can be used orally to treat conditions from asthma & COPD to systemic inflammatory conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More info please: if unsure what to use, or the bite marks look weird, might be infected, better get seen by a doctor ...Read more
Not sure if this is: True. Actual addiction is a complex process. I am going to guess you mean that your skin condition gets better with steroids and then gets worse when you stop. Depending on your actual diagnosis, this may be true. Steroids sometimes only control and do not cure a skin disease. I suggest you consult with a dermatologist and have him explain your condition. ...Read more
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