Pregnancy Tests: Hydrocortisone


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Small Patch of Rash

My 2 year old son has a little patch of red, slightly bumpy rash on his skin, in the diaper area. I just thought it was a diaper rash, though it was just a little spot. I have been treating it with diaper rash cream, actually, with UW Diaper Balm, a really amazing cream that usually solves the worst cases of diaper rash. The rash seemed to start fading about a week ago, so I lightened up on the cream, but now it's back again, and nothing is helping. It's not spreading, it's not really worse, and he's not really complaing about it. ...

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Can Prolonged Use of Hydrocortisone Cream Affect Growth of Child?

Hello moms. My 18 month old boy has chronic eczema since he was 6 months old and have been using a hydrocortisone cream prescribed by our pediatrician. We have been applying this cream, a 2.5% formulation cream since he was an infant with varying degrees of eczema relief. He has needed it on a daily basis and we have been applying it twice a day to his ankles, wrists and behind the knee--the areas that are affected. We also use Aquaphor and pretoleum jelly emollients to relieve his dry skin. We have not asked our pediatrician though...


"Pimples" on Butt

My daughter has pimples on her butt. She doesn't have a rash on her "areas"...


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Acid Mantle (Cream Mixed with Hydrocortisone) - Is It Safe?

I have a 15 month old son who has extremely sensitive skin and had horrible ezcema (sp?) since he was an infant. We found out that it was mostly caused by an allergy to pet dander so we had to give up our pug. Well, we have been using a prescription cream on him called A-Mantle since he was about 6 months old that our Pediatric Allergist prescribed (who is associated with CHOP). This cream is a hydrocortisone mixed with some other type of cream. We use it on him practically every single day (since he still has ezcema). I specifically...