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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 46,573 Hydrocortisone 13,141 Prednisone 9,434
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Cortaid
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Hydrocortisone
Other name: Hydrocortisone (Hydrocortisone)
Other name: Cortef (Cortef)
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2.5
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Itching
Rash
Eczema
Dermatitis
Inflammation
Psoriasis
Cancer
Contact Dermatitis
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Itching
Eczema
Rash
Inflammation
Addison's Disease
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Asthma
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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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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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remove the itch. Put the hydrocortisone on, let it soak in,...
" Hydrocortisone cream (like Cortaid) works far better than Calamine lotion to remove the itch. Put the hydrocortisone on, let it soak in, then put some cold ice pack on the bites to reduce the... "

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windsorpeak.com
put some Cortaid (hydrocortisone) on it this morning to see...
" I put some Cortaid (hydrocortisone) on it this morning to ...when teething, which definitely has been happening. He had a huge runny nose on Friday/Saturday and a fever on Saturday. Hmm... "

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steroid acne?, Use hydrocortisone on cyst Any idea what...
" What's steroid acne?, Use hydrocortisone on cyst Any idea what ...rare application of a topical steroid to a cyst (like Cortaid 1% Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream for a day or two may help in a... "

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reaction. We were told to put Cortaid on it twice a day and...
" ...a delayed reaction. We were told to put Cortaid on it twice a ...after that the redness was gone, but another bump ...this could be and is the hydrocortisone cream really the best route? ... "

we usually use hydrocortisone or cortaid with my daughter...
" ...oldest kids both have eczema and all we ...ups we usually use hydrocortisone or cortaid with my daughter we use lubriderm daily moisture lotion once in ...my son we use the aveeno daily moist... "

and I've been putting Cortaid/Hydrocortisone this area. The...
" ...Saturday and I've been putting Cortaid/Hydrocortisone this area. The Cortaid is not even reducing this itch feeling at all. The itchy feeling is still there. It's driving me crazy. I'm sure this ju... "

ok to use otc hydrocortisone cream (like cortaid) for a few...
" ...to use otc hydrocortisone cream (like cortaid) for a few days... "

I put some Cortaid (hydrocortisone) on it this morning...
" Quote: I put some Cortaid (hydrocortisone) on it this morning to ...when teething, which definitely has been happening. He had a huge runny nose on Friday/Saturday and a fever on Saturday. H... "

told me to put cortaid(1% hydrocortisone cream) on it,...
" ...Los wasn't bad I used olive oil seemed to get better THEN came back ...2-3 days later ...dr told me to put cortaid(1% hydrocortisone cream) on it, after ...have said dandruff shampoo but make... "

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post and give hydrocortisone a try (we used cortaid)....
" ...post and give hydrocortisone a try (we used cortaid). But I do remember talking about using the oatmeal bath and making ...which seems to help somewhat- although I tried the oatmeal bath on... "

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