Hydrocortisone cream, gel, or ointment is available without a
prescription. It is commonly used to treat skin
inflammation and itching.
Dosage: Apply to the rash area 4 times a day.
Rub the cream in well.
If side effects occur, stop using the cream. Call your doctor if
treatment of the condition is still needed.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerEllen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofOctober 13, 2016
Current as of:
October 13, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Ellen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
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