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Dr. Tony Willson
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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

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


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Can I use cortizone (hydrocortisone) for my yeast infection (small infection)?

Can I use cortizone (hydrocortisone) for my yeast infection (small infection)?

Not by itself: While cortisone lowers itching/inflammation, it does so at the cost of lowering immunity. This will impede the body's ability to fight infections especially the yeast infection. Combinations of anti-fungal medicine WITH steroids are available. ...Read more

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Can you use hydrocortisone 1% for a yeast infection?

Can you use hydrocortisone 1% for a yeast infection?

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

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Can I use hydrocortisone or neosporin on yeast infection? I cut myself scratching!

Can I use hydrocortisone or neosporin on yeast infection? I cut myself scratching!

Yeast infection: Hydrocortisone cream might help a bit, but neosporin won't, if it is truly yeast infection, you can try clotrimazole topical OTC, if it doesn't calm down within a day or so, see your doctor, ...Read more

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Can cortaid cream 1% hydrocortisone cream be used for the itch of a yeast infection?

Can cortaid cream 1% hydrocortisone cream be used for the itch of a yeast infection?

Tpical steroids: Topical steroid typically are not very effective for yeast infection. Thay can potentially make yeast infection worse. ...Read more

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Can I use cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream for itch of a yeast infection?

Can I use cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream for itch of a yeast infection?

It may help: That may help with the itching, but I would suggest treating the underlying problem which is the yeast. ...Read more

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Should I use cortaid cream 1% hydrocortisone cream for the itch of a yeast infection?

Not the best: You would be better off with a combined medication such as one containing an antifungal and a steroid. Oral or topical steroids alone can predispose you to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can I use cortaid cream 1% hydrocortisone cream for the itch of a yeast infection? It helped me last time I did it.

Yes: The Hydrocortisone will help with the itching and irritation, but you will still need to use an anti fungal medication to get rid of the yeast causing the problem. These are available over the counter and work well. ...Read more

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Yeast infection. Apply miconazole nitrate n hydrocortisone. Feel itchy when applied. How do I know whether the itchy indicate it's working or worsening?

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

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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?

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?

Bring him back: If it bleeds profusely, make sure you apply pressure on the bleeding area for a few minutes until it stops. You should bring him back to his pediatrician to be re-evaluated. It is difficult to tell what it is without seeing the skin lesions. ...Read more

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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

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Hello, I am a male and I have a yeast infection. Do you believe Cortizone 10 is OK to apply on it? Or Vagisil?

Hello, I am a male and I have a yeast infection. Do you believe Cortizone 10 is OK to apply on it? Or Vagisil?

Yeast infection: You need to see your doctor and get this infection treated from the inside out. A good multi-strain probiotic taken orally may be part of the solution. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment, circumcision, hydrocortisone all failed!? What could be causing it?

Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment, circumcision, hydrocortisone all failed!? What could be causing it?

Psoriasis: Recurrent, chronic balanitis is frequently caused by psoriasis and would often not respond to your treatments you have had. Best diagnosed by a dermatologist, although they have limited availability in the UK ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is candida yeast?

What is candida yeast?

Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can yeast triger asthmas?

Can yeast triger asthmas?

Asthma: Yeast is a very vague term. People allergic to mold in the environment can have asthma triggered by them. There is a mold related allergic reaction that can occur resembling asthma called abpa but it is very rare. So not sure where is the yeast you are inquiring about. ...Read more

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Brewers yeast is good for?

Brewing yeast: I would guess...Mostly brewing yeast...There is some speculation that it can help stabilize lipid levels...Check with your primary care doc before you try it.. ...Read more

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Benefits/risks of red yeast?

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

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Does seagrams have yeast in it?

Seagrams: There is a small amount of yeast in all malted beverages, including Seagrams's. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


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