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What Is Hydrocortisone Cream Used For
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
My 4 month son having eczema gp prescribed fatty cream and hydrocortisone cream till when i used hydrocortisone it healed after stopping flair up agai?
I've used hydrocortisone cream no change it changes as in clumps up in spots but stays in the form of ring. It's not ringworm. What else could it be?
See the pediatrician: The image is too small to see what you're referring to. Eczema and other skin conditions can sometimes resemble ringworm. Hydrocortisone cream may partially improve the inflammation or redness associated with ringworm, but it won't treat it or make it go away...only an anti-fungal cream will treat ringworm. You should follow up with a pediatrician who can examine your child & advise treatment. ...Read more
Ring finger rash that doesn't itch but dry red flakey. Used hydrocortisone cream but came back once rings on. No rings still a rash with red lines?
Soap residue: Likely from irritation from soap residue trapped in the ring area. It takes several weeks for the skin to recover even if you don't wear your ring. Check to see if your ring is getting too tight. ...Read more
Is hydrocortisone cream or ointment safe to use in pregnancy? I have a irritated bug bite and used some ointment will it harm the baby?
Cut on leg, used bandage. Red raised area noted, removed bandage. 3 weeks since injury and area of 'cracking' skin surrounding wound. Not warm to touch or weepy, just won't heal and getting slowly larger. Tried hydrocortisone cream but no improvement?
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