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I Have A Sunburn From Vacation How Long To Keep Using Hydrocortisone
Ibuprofen and aloe: If sunburn is mild and focal, Hydrocortisone twice daily for a week can help. I find that Ibuprofen orally 4 times a day, and frequent application of aloe containing lotion has best efficacy. If more severe, your doctor may add a prescription strength topical steroid and/or silvadene to opened areas. ...Read more
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 100%: The steroid will take out some of the swelling associated but in a black woman it must be used sparingly and a short time because steroids can change skin color. It is best to soothe with a moisturizer. avoid re exposure to the sun and always wear a good broad spectrum sun block ...Read more
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)
I was told I have vulvar dermatitis and using hydrocortisone ointment as treatment. How long until I feel better and could oral Bactrim help at all?
How many days is consider long term use of hydrocortisone 1% on baby 4month.Doctor say apply affected area 2 a day.He has eczema.Keep coming back?
See allergist: Hydrocortisone applied on large portion of the body on a regular basis will likely cause systemic side effects given that the basic problem of eczema is an impairment in skin barrier function. You should consult an allergist to manage the eczema since the problem is unlikely to improve at least for a few years. In the meanwhile, be sure to apply moisturizer on the skin within 3 mins after bathing. ...Read more
I uploaded a picture of my foot. How long could it take for swelling/redness to resolve. Now using Hydrocortisone cream/gauze only touching foot.
No picture here: Sorry can NOT see any uploaded picture of your cream. You are assuming this is an allergic reaction. While Redness and swelling of skin could possible be cellulitis (infection and inflammation of soft tissue just underneath the skin). In that case you might need antibiotic treatment. If the redness and swelling does not go away after using hydrocortisone consider see a doc for suspected cellulitis ...Read more
How long will an allergic reaction to duac last. The red sand paper like rash is on my face. I am using a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream. Thank you?
Duac Side Effects: Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: severe redness, burning, stinging, or peeling of treated skin areas; or diarrhea that is watery or bloody less serious side effects may include: mild burning or stinging itching or tingly feeling dryness or peeling of treated skin; or redness or other irritation most rashes last 10-14 days with rx. ...Read more
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