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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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Cortaid vs Hydrocortisone

Cortaid
VS.
Hydrocortisone
Other name: Hydrocortisone Hydrocortisone
Other name: Cortef Cortef
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.8
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.2
Concern level
2.3
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Itching
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Itching
Eczema
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Dermatitis
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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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Fever
6
Weight Gain
5
Chicken Pox
3
Nausea
3
Drowsy
2
Diabetes
2
Weepy
2
Common Cold
2
Contractions
2
Chapped Lips
2
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Weight Gain
7
Tinea
3
Withdrawal
3
Weepy
3
Candida
3
Stretch Marks
2
Hypoglycemia
2
Drowsy
2
Addiction
2
High Blood Pressure
2
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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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eneric for Cortaid) and it has worked for me. My OB said it...
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" ...neck (one part). My OB told me to put Cortaid. i've been using hydrocortisone (generic for Cortaid) and it has worked for me. My OB said it's ...Check with your OB.... "

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ight now im using Cortaid 1% Hydrocortisone on my eye a...
| www.skincell.org
" ...that 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,... "

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use hydrocortisone/Cortaid. It helped, but only a little....
| community.thebump.com
" ...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... "

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ays? I am using Cortaid with 1/2% hydrocortisone per the p...
| forum.twinsmagazine.com
" ...suspected for a while. I have been told Cetaphyl lotion and hydrocortisone cream work well (dr suggested the cortisone cream but ...have a ? about the hydrocortisone. Right now he has small... "

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hydrocortisone cream, on my face ... which didn't help and...
| www.medhelp.org
" ...bit of Cortaid, a hydrocortisone cream, on my face ... which didn't help and may have... "

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that's what the doc said. I think the hydrocortisone helps...
| www.circleofmoms.com
" ...cream (Cortaid) for itching. My son has it, too, and that's what the doc said. I think the hydrocortisone... "

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

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

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cream from the drugstore (Cortaid). Obviously...
| www.essentialdayspa.com
" ...you can apply a 1% hydrocortisone cream from the drugstore (Cortaid). Obviously this is not... "

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the skin. I have used OTC Cortaid on thingies on my face,...
| www.skincaretalk.com
" 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 combo of RX... "

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