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I have natural aloe pants, can they relieve inflammation and mild rashes as well as a hydrocortisone?
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Can you apply an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream to buttocks or groin region? To relieve inflammation?
Yes, temporarily: Otc Hydrocortisone cream is weak, not very potent, so it's safer to use in the groin region and on the buttocks (than stronger prescription steroid creams). But if what you are applying the cortisone cream to doesn't improve after a few days, you should stop using it and see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a rash under right breast. I am menopausal and have bad hot flashes. Have used gold bond, hydrocortisone cream, no relief. Rash here a month.
I had a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot in my lft knee 5 days ago 4 inflammation.How long before the shot will take effect 4 I still have pain on outer side of knee?
Should be working: Call doctor who injected the knee to see what else needs be done if you have received absolutely no relief at all. ...Read more
I was prescribed a 1 percent hydrocortisone ointment to apply to penis glans due to inflammation. How long is too long to use this steroid down there?
Hydrocortisone cure?: While topical steroids are helpful in reducing inflammation and symptoms like itching in allergic skin disorders such as atopic and contact dermatitis, the rash will recur if the conditions remain that caused the rash. For example, if you have nickel sensitivity and developed a rash from jewelry, the rash may resolve with steroids, but will recur with further nickel contact. ...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
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
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