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Using cortic-ds cream 1% after waxing face & skin peeled off?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: And the question is?

The top layer of skin cells may peel off after a 2-4 days, after any inflammation (such as skin swelling, a sunburn, a friction burn, or perhaps waxing).
The peeling may be less noticeable if one had used Hydrocortisone cream from the start of the inflammation, through the 2-4 days until the peeling. This is because Hydrocortisone decreases inflammation in the skin. The drug is for short-term use.

In brief: And the question is?

The top layer of skin cells may peel off after a 2-4 days, after any inflammation (such as skin swelling, a sunburn, a friction burn, or perhaps waxing).
The peeling may be less noticeable if one had used Hydrocortisone cream from the start of the inflammation, through the 2-4 days until the peeling. This is because Hydrocortisone decreases inflammation in the skin. The drug is for short-term use.
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