This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions
(e.g., insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies,
rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching).
Hydrocortisone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid.
- Use this medication on the skin only.
- However, do not use it on the face or underarms unless directed to do
so by your doctor.
- Some products are meant to be used on the scalp for various conditions.
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