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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Benadryl 43,561 Hydrocortisone 12,388 Prednisone 8,762
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Cortaid
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Hydrocortisone
Other name: Hydrocortisone (Hydrocortisone)
Other name: Cortef (Cortef)
7 / 10
Satisfaction
5 / 10
Satisfaction
2,170
Discussions around the web
Discussions
64,007
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Itching
Rash
Eczema
Dermatitis
Inflammation
Psoriasis
Contact Dermatitis
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Itching
Eczema
Rash
Inflammation
Addison's Disease
Psoriasis
Dermatitis
Asthma
Adrenal Insufficiency
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Method of use:
Ointment, Spray
Method of use:
Ointment, Spray
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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Top Concerns
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Fever
5
Weight Gain
5
Chicken Pox
3
Nausea
3
Drowsy
2
Diabetes
2
Contractions
2
Common Cold
1
Staph Infection
1
Stomach Problems
1
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Weight Gain
6
Weepy
3
Tinea
3
Withdrawal
3
Stretch Marks
2
Candida
2
Hypoglycemia
2
Drowsy
2
Addiction
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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6
Chicken Pox
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3
0
Nausea
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Drowsy
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2
Diabetes
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Contractions
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2
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Common Cold
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1
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Staph Infection
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Tinea
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3
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Withdrawal
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3
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Candida
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Hypoglycemia
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Drowsy
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2
2
Addiction
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1
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About Cortaid
Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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About Hydrocortisone
Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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" ...part). My OB told me to put Cortaid. i've been using hydrocortisone (generic for Cortaid) and it has worked for me. My OB ...your OB. Aquaphor didn't work for... "

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" ...site that i can use Hydrocortisone (0.5% - 2.5%) for 25years without seeing any side effects..is this true?? right now im using Cortaid 1% Hydrocortisone on my eye area,... "

" ...a week or two before DD was born. It was uncomfortable... my OBGYN told me to just use hydrocortisone/Cortaid. It helped, but only a little. When my water broke and the nurse saw... "

" ...for a while. I have been told Cetaphyl lotion and hydrocortisone cream work well (dr suggested the cortisone cream ...? about the hydrocortisone. Right now he ...days? I am using Cortaid w... "

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" ...of Cortaid, a hydrocortisone cream, on my face ... which didn't help and may have... "

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petoftheday.com
" ...chin. I rubbed them with hydrocortisone (Cortaid), and it cleared up pronto! Rub it well in so he can't... "

" A dab of hydrocortisone cream may help (like Cortaid). It can helps to alleviate irritation. In the meantime, I would think that you should... "

" ...can apply a 1% hydrocortisone cream from the drugstore (Cortaid). Obviously this is... "

" Yep, Fawnie's right! Hydrocortisone is definitely a miracle topical, and can be ...the skin. I have used OTC Cortaid on thingies on my face, ...feasible, a fabulous topical is Cortisporin; a c... "

" When Allergy Treatment Aggravates the Symptoms I used Cortaid 1% hydrocortisone cream for many years, to ...serious reactions and made my hives and skin rashes so much worse. Cortaid used to be the... "

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