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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
Not by itself: Yeast infections often have an inflammatory component to them. Topical steroids can reduce some of that inflammation but will not (by themselves) resolve the infection. There are combination anti-fungal/topical steroid combination creams/lotions that are much more effective than Hydrocortisone alone. ...Read more
Can I use cortaid cream 1% hydrocortisone cream for the itch of a yeast infection? It helped me last time I did it.
Since I have my yeast infection and I received treatment for it, inside my butt keeps stripping, is this normal? Can I use hydrocortisone cream to heal?
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Can I use hydrocortisone cream 2.5% to help with a yeast infection? Can I apply it to the outside of vagina?
Yeast infection. Apply miconazole nitrate n hydrocortisone. Feel itchy when applied. How do I know whether the itchy indicate it's working or worsening?
NEED VAGINAL CREAM:
For vaginal yeast infection you need antifungal vaginal cream like micanazole (monistat) without hudrocortisone, and that will clear the yeast infection
the combination cream is meant to be used on skin only. ...Read more
My last period I had itiching inside my vagina, I also have a history of yeast iand herpes so I went and put some cortizone (hydrocortisone) crm now inside is swolle?
See your doctor: It's best, at this point to have a first hand examination to see what's going on and to provide specific therapy. ...Read more
Yeast infection I took diflucan (fluconazole) /cipazole forte 2 tab / verdol (vaginal wash)/ 1gm hydrocortisone cream what else should I do to cure it?
My baby has a rash on his bum the doc said it was a yeast rash and to mix hydrocortisone cream with 1% antifungle cream and now the rash is bleeding?
Had yeast infection. Currently applying miconazole nitrate + hydrocortisone. Is it help to wash my vagina with natural yogurt? Just wash, not insert in
Why?: If your medication is working, there is no need to use natural yogurt which has unproven value. ...Read more
Recurring dry/cracked/flaky skin on penis. Tried hydrocortisone, Lotrimin (clotrimazole) and Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra. Could it be yeast infection & if so, what to try next?
Dry/cracked: See either your primary doctor or a Urologist. Don't delay too long! ...Read more
Can you use hydrocortisone or Monistat outside of vagina and labia before pap for yeast infection and itching?
Topicals are ok: Using these creams outside the vagina should not affect your pap. ...Read more
I have a severe yeast infection that my doc is treating with Diflucan and Prednisone. She also said I can use hydrocortisone cream topically for the itch and burning. However, none of this is giving me any relief. The itching and burning are unbearable at
12 month old has chronic genital itching for last 3 months my daughter had a yeast infection early sept 2011 the dr prescribed pediaderm diaper defense with nystatin... It did nothing so then he told me to put hydrocortisone to calm it down and prescribed
2 sm. Red bumps (bb size) on fourchette area. Recently rx'd for yeast infection w/ 2.5% hydrocortisone and diflucan (fluconazole) during antibiotic use. Not sore and itch is gone. Okay or concern? No std/age 63
GYN: Without visualizing the bb sized "bumps" it is impossible to diagnose. Since you were laready treated for gyn infection, have your gyn reevaluate the area. ...Read more
Hello, I am a male and I have a yeast infection. Do you believe Cortizone 10 is OK to apply on it? Or Vagisil?
Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment, circumcision, hydrocortisone all failed!? What could be causing it?
Best way to get rid of a candida rash my son has been battling for almost 2 months? Nystatin:hydrocortisone:ihles paste clears it and it comes back.
Underlying cause: You should talk to your child's doctor about sources of reinfection: pacifiers, bottle nipples, your breasts, if your son also has oral thrush. If not, just being in wet diapers predisposes a baby to candidal rashes. Make sure you are changing him often. There is also an oral medication that might be appropriate; speak to your child's doctor. ...Read more
Lowers cholesterol: Red yeast rice is natural "statin" that lowers cholesterol. It can be an effective treatment for those with mildly elevated cholesterol. Typically higher levels of cholesterol will require a prescription drug to achieve optimal control. Of course diet is very important in all cases. A low fat diet is key to lowering cholesterol. ...Read more