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Does cortaid (hydrocortisone) only work for helping itch or helps getting rid of rashes also?

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It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. Hydrocortisone topical is used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis. Read more at http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/hydrocortisone-topical.Html#5kljargh0ylfwygc.99.

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It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. Hydrocortisone topical is used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis. Read more at http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/hydrocortisone-topical.Html#5kljargh0ylfwygc.99.
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