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Can hydrocortisone cream hurt your unborn child, if you use it during pregnancy?

Unlikely. Simple topical use of mild steroid creams will cause problems with fetal development. Ingestion of any medication would be a different matter as it enters the circulation. Any ingested med would have its own safety profile for a fetus. Read more...
Topical cream. Topical Hydrocortisone creams are usually used on the skin. Only a small amount is absorbed and that can't harm the baby. Read more...

Is it possible for you to use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 for a allergic reaction during pregnancy?

Category C. Which means: Animal studies show adverse fetal effect(s) but no controlled human studies OR no animal or human studies; weigh possible fetal risk vs. maternal benefit; see pkg insert for drug-specific recommendations, topical application would be generally safe, safer towards second and third trimesters, don't exceed recommended dosage. Read more...