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Took my little one to the beach, salt water and shells got in his trunks..Its really sore and raw what can I put in that area?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Hydrocortisone 1% cr

Hydrocortisone 1% cream, used twice a day for 4-5 days, is helpful for minor rashes that itch and irritate.
This includes rashes from bug bites, from playing on rough grass, from rough carpeting, etc... If a rash doesn't improve quickly, seems to be spreading, or looks infected (with pus, oozing, skin pain, etc...), the doctor needs to examine the rash.

In brief: Hydrocortisone 1% cr

Hydrocortisone 1% cream, used twice a day for 4-5 days, is helpful for minor rashes that itch and irritate.
This includes rashes from bug bites, from playing on rough grass, from rough carpeting, etc... If a rash doesn't improve quickly, seems to be spreading, or looks infected (with pus, oozing, skin pain, etc...), the doctor needs to examine the rash.
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