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Children's Health board

  1. SEVERE eczema
    ... allergies. When the eczema shows up, her dr as prescribed hydrocortisone valerate cream which we use until the patches go away ... was explained to us by Adrie's dr., the use of the hydrocortisone valerate cream will thin the skin on the infected...

  2. Eczema in 3 yr old
    ... and was told not to use it on my face and was given hydrocortisone in dermabase for this. I was told that elocom cream...

  3. diarrhea in my 14 month old.
    ... better though. I have been using a yeast crem with hydrocortisone , then Desitin on top and then powder on top of that...
    ... Glad things have improved, but I hate to say that hydrocortisone and creams such as this only cause suppression of...
    ... Sarah, That may be true, but hydrocortisone was recommended by my pediatrician and now the rash...

Infant Care (up to 18 months old) board

  1. Diaper Rash or something else?
    ... phone as, a fungal infection on his very low abdomen. Hydrocortisone cream with steroids would clear it up wonderfully...

  2. Eczema question
    ... he has eczema on his bottom. His dr. prescribed a hydrocortisone cream and told me to put aquaphor on twice a day ...

  3. rash on baby's backl
    ... come and go. I only use Eucerin and stay wasya from hydrocortisone creams (because of my -ve experiences while weaning...

  4. Excema
    ... them and its not as effective. also be wary of the hydrocortisone creams as they are a steriod cream and arent for prolonged...

  5. help!? how can i stop him scratching?
    ... antibiotics and im to give him them for 3 days then use hydrocortisone 0.5% on the sores to see if that will heal them, which...

  6. infant atopic dermatitis
    ... anddaughter has this and the Doctor told my daughter to put Hydrocortisone cream on it. This has not helped at all. What do you...
    ... what hydrocortisone cream is it? my son has really bad eczema, he used ... hydrocortisone 0.5% and that did absolutely nothing it was such a ... waste of time, but now he is on fucilin h, which is 1% hydrocortisone and antibiotic, which works wonders. when he has a...
    ... I believe it is hydrocortisone 10 prescription. I just bought her some Aveeno bath...

  7. prolonged use?
    ... the dr put him on fucidin h cream for a week (1% hydrocortisone ), which cleared it up amazingly, when we ran out of ... instantly, went back to the dr's, that time he gave us hydrocortisone 0.5% and he was on that for two weeks,, which was...

  8. TERRIBLE diaper rash!! HELP!!!
    ... no wipes (washclothes), desitin, triple antibiotic, hydrocortisone cream, soaking baths, bare bottom, doctor prescribed...
    ... dry. Then I alternated each diaper change between hydrocortisone cream or an antifungal ointment. I covered that with...

  9. another eczema update,,,,,,,,,
    ... gave us fucidin h cream which is fucidic acid and hydrocortisone cream. He also gave us some antibitotics, i was just...

  10. Rash That Won't go Away
    ... We called the doctor 2 weeks ago and he said use hydrocortisone for a few days. We did and it was slightly better ... Doc didn't seem too concerned. Well, after using hydrocortisone and zinc oxide for 10 days it still hasn't gone away...

  11. can someone give me advice for bad eczema please?
    ... winter) and his ped. told me to put on a layer of hydrocortisone first, then a layer of Cetaphil cream if the rash...

  12. rash on cheeks from drooling??
    ... and my doctor said it was eczema and perscribed a hydrocortisone cream for her and it cleared up in one day.....

  13. What to do for excema??
    ... any of the creams mentioned but I assume they are hydrocortisone creams. They are excellent for clearing up a bad...
    ... any of the creams mentioned but I assume they are hydrocortisone creams. They are excellent for clearing up a bad...

  14. Cradle Cap????
    ... or not but it sounds like it. My ped. said to use hydrocortisone cream on it. You might want to try that and see if...

  15. Babys and eczema
    ... the doc told me to use this perscription cream, its hydrocortisone cream 2.5% but it has a very small amount of steriods...
    ... I have used hydrocortisone cream for years and years for my own eczema, and I...
    ... I also use hydrocortisone cream on my daughter amd myself for excema. It's...
    ... I also use hydrocortisone cream for my little guy who is 8 months, and it clears...
    ... I used the hydrocortisone and the RX, its fine now, went away after about 3...

  16. nappy rash?
    ... i feel truly awful). anyway, theyve given me some hydrocortisone cream which seems to be helping. ps shes just cut...

  17. Is this Eczema? Help! Solutions please!
    ... thinking it will rid itself. The doc has had me use hydrocortisone but I don't want to continue using a product that...

  18. August Moms/August Babies
    ... worry about. And for his dry scalp he said to use hydrocortisone cream for 3 days and Selson Blue shampoo and it should...

  19. Weird rash on 16-month old...HELP!
    ... t seem to relieve the rash. I've tried creams and hydrocortisone but it doesn't seem to be getting better. Has anyone...
    ... t seem to relieve the rash. I've tried creams and hydrocortisone but it doesn't seem to be getting better. Has anyone...

Infertility board

  1. Update on IVF cycle
    ... that should help. She said if it itches I can put hydrocortisone on it. I hope this doesn't happen every single time...

Parenting Issues board

  1. my baby seems miserable!!
    ... itching and crying, she is on Singulair and Benadryl and Hydrocortisone cream, but she only seems to get temp. relief. I have...

Pregnancy board

  1. Feb 2009 Moms - Part 7
    ... that is) and started searching the bathroom for the hydrocortisone cream. When lo' and behold I found an old Rx for diflucan ... forgot about it. So, I popped a pill and found the hydrocortisone cream and all was well. The next morning the itching...

  2. Extreme belly itching
    ... The doc said it was okay to use hydrocortisone cream on my belly for the itching. What a relief...

  3. Prednisone and pregnancy?
    ... twins & I am on something similar called Cortef aka hydrocortisone . I have adrenal insufficiency. (It's the other drug...

  4. April Mom's (Part 7)
    ... just has to happen when things got better. He gave me hydrocortisone and if that doesn't clear it up by next week he's...

  5. October Moms
    ... little girl has acne. Her pediatrician said to use 1% hydrocortisone cream. I picked it up last week and it cleared her...
    ... little girl has acne. Her pediatrician said to use 1% hydrocortisone cream. I picked it up last week and it cleared her...

Caregivers board

  1. Latex sensitivity: how prevent it from getting worse?
    ... vengeance! On the irritated and itchy area try using Hydrocortisone 1% cream, it will help the itching tremendously and...

Anemia board

  1. Low Ferritin and Hashimotos
    ... sulfate (may stop- it is staining teeth), Iodoral, hydrocortisone , Vit D, fish oil. I feel SOOOO much better, except...
    ... sublingually so I pop those throughout the day. I take hydrocortisone for my adrenals. Started with isocort over the counter...
    ... Yes Audrey I am on hydrocortisone due to adrenal fatigue. It has made a huge difference...

  2. Post Colonoscopy Issue
    ... that you use once a day to soothe the area. It is a hydrocortisone type thing. It is good for hems and fissures. Which...

  3. Question about iron infusions
    ... away? They didn't give me benadryl, they gave me Hydrocortisone . Any difference?...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. B/p spikes & steriod creams
    ... blood pressure elevations result from the use of hydrocortisone cream, because my blood pressure normally fluctuates...

  2. Effectiveness of antihypertensives
    ... something to relieve the itch. I located a tube of hydrocortisone cream, which I applied to the area. There was an immediate ... location? I just wanted to mention that we use the hydrocortisone cream for a number of things, cuts, scrapes, slivers...
    ... going away. I have some of that lighter version of hydrocortisone but it doesn't seem to do anything for type of bumps...

  3. Diltiazem?? allergy?
    ... this please? my doctor gave me some cream that had hydrocortisone in it but it didn't make any difference, but I was...

  4. Rash and itching with Diovan
    ... none of which work and the frequent application of hydrocortisone cream that DOES...but only temporarily. It's been...

  5. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone,) cortisone (Cortone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone), dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Lipitor/time
    ... it up. But every now and then it manifests itself. Hydrocortisone cream is also quite effective if it appears elsewhere...
    ... it up. But every now and then it manifests itself. Hydrocortisone cream is also quite effective if it appears elsewhere...

Addison's Disease board

  1. bad tempered
    ... wife are always fiting now :( My medication:- Hydrocortisone 10mg x 2 daily, Fludrocortisone 0.1mg x 1 daily ...

  2. Can someone help me with brown pigmentation on my face
    ... and it came back "high". I have been on 20 mg. of hydrocortisone for 2 weeks now and am feeling so much better. I...

  3. New to board. Recently Dx with Adrenal Fatigue- need advice
    ... off and i needed more until i got bad enough to need hydrocortisone (cortef). I haven't been on it long and am on a bit ... prandial <3 Depressed. I've been prescribed 5 mg Hydrocortisone to take once at 7 am, noon, and 4 pm as well as 5 ... side effects. Has anyone had any side effects from Hydrocortisone and DHEA? Weight gain, hair growth, etc? Anyone...
    ... shutting down completely. Today was the first day taking hydrocortisone and DHEA so I'm anxious to see how I feel and whether...

  4. Any Natural supplements to Aid in Addison's??
    ... adrenals. Not sure how much it may help now that im on hydrocortisone , but may aswell try keep the glands alive. ~Chris...

  5. what causes elevated calcium and tsh ?
    ... does lowered hydrocortisone dosage cause elevated levels of blood calcium and...

  6. Finally found out what I have
    ... loads of supplements and drugs. Since starting hydrocortisone recently, it hasn't fixed it all as i hoped it would...

  7. precious pregnancy, help pl
    ... wife has addisons for the past 10yrs and has been on hydrocortisone tabs for the same. Now after our 10 years of marriage ... pl... Is there need for increasing the dose of hydrocortisone ? any other precautions....

  8. cortisol saliva results
    ... I just started the Hydrocortisone Saturday so it's a little too soon to tell. Yes i...
    ... on) that i had AF/AI and should have just stayed on Hydrocortisone . Another example of live n learn....

  9. Help analyze my 24 hour Urine test please.
    ... 135 (31-209) Cortical (F) 144 (30-170) Tetra hydrocortisone (THE) 5010 (2100-7400) Allo-Tetra hydrocortisol...

  10. Went to MD Anderson and I'm still confused
    ... wait patiently while he thinks. I am on 20 mg of hydrocortisone a day and I still can't live a normal life. I am...

  11. Low aldostrone, High ACTH again
    ... aldostrone was low. The dr. said to increase my hydrocortisone my 5mg (15 mg a.m. and 5 mg at lunch) for a few days...
    ... normal, except for the ACTH. After increasing my hydrocortisone , I started feeling better about the 4th day....

  12. Hello
    ... It has been over a year and I am now on 20 mg of hydrocortisone and 25 lbs. fatter. I still feel bad and haven't...

  13. feeling worse on Cortef
    ... why. A replacement dose is usually around 20mg of hydrocortisone . Hydrocortisone lasts around 6-8 hours. Medrol, on ... will last. Short will go into effect quickly and are hydrocortisone and medrol, medium are like prednisone. The body...
    ... disagrees the other poster. A replacement dose or hydrocortisone (short acting) is at least 25 mg and Medrol (long ... acting) lasts a lot longer than hydrocortisone . Do the research and you'll see the other poster...

  14. In w/chair 5 yrs with undxed addisons
    ... the low blood pressure and dizziness...I want some hydrocortisone so I can function again...he's dragging his feet while...

  15. Hi, I'm new to this board and new to Addison's
    ... close to zero around midnight. Usually doctors give hydrocortisone or cortef (brand) so that you can mimic the normal...
    ... prednisone and florinef but after 6 months i switched to hydrocortisone by itself and i feel MUCH better on the hydrocortisone...
    ... I undergo symptoms of Addisons every day. I am on Hydrocortisone , Fluidrocortisone, and Synthroid. I am also mentaly...
    ... up untill now (year 11). i have recently gone off hydrocortisone and am now on prodicylone 2x and fluronef 1x and...
    ... my life is pretty normal. I am currently on 30 mg hydrocortisone and 1 mg florinef. Through trial and error I found...

  16. Please Help - Feeling Hopeless -Adrenal +Thyroid Issues
    ... adrenal fatigue" category and have been started on hydrocortisone without dynamic testing (ACTH stim), sometimes decided...

  17. I need help
    ... to having no fat on my stomach, but since starting hydrocortisone , my stomach is not so small anymore. Some days it...
    ... it would still take a long time to get off of the hydrocortisone , then get off of my other meds like Cymbalta and Bystolic...

  18. painful joints?
    ... would get better. Some days if I was a late taking my hydrocortisone , my whole body would ache as if I had the flu....

  19. what are symptoms of taking too much cortef?
    ... What are the symptoms of taking too much hydrocortisone ? i can feel immediately if i'm not getting enough...
    ... If you take too much hydrocortisone you will have difficulty getting to sleep as your ... my correct size for my height. Taking too much hydrocortisone also gives you more of an appetite too....
    ... There are also hidden symptoms from taking too much hydrocortisone (or any steroid) as it will break down your muscles...

  20. I fainted today
    ... then. I changed my steriods from Dexamethasone to Hydrocortisone about 2 months ago and since then my crazy hunger...
    ... yourself from a full blown crisis by taking extra hydrocortisone - even though it took a while to kick in. an injection...
    ... contains several 12.5 HC capsules as well as a 250 Hydrocortisone Hemisuccinate 250mg (sublingual), in case of mid-to...

  21. relationship between TSH and cortisol
    ... to know if i'm actually getting enough replacement hydrocortisone to keep my tsh level balanced? My doctor doesn't have ... is it possible that i feel good on a lower dose of hydrocortisone than i actually need? i had been taking 17.5 at 8...

  22. Adrenal Suppression
    ... said it will take a year of slowly tapering off of hydrocortisone to "jump start" my adrenal glands. I have to travel...
    ... said it will take a year of slowly tapering off of hydrocortisone to "jump start" my adrenal glands. I have to travel...
    ... pituitary glands didn't have a tumor. I just lowered my hydrocortisone to 20 mg (10 mg in the morning, 5mg @ 12 noon, & 5 ... not, then we will have to wait a while to lower my hydrocortisone . My other doctor said he doesn't need to test because...
    ... I have tried 3 times to lower my hydrocortisone and the last time was HORRIBLE - I will never do it...
    ... One and a half weeks ago I had to lower my dose of hydrocortisone to 20 mg. I am still having a hard time adjusting...

  23. how to get your levels tested...
    ... uses the 24 hour urine test to see if my dosage of hydrocortisone is appropriate and the other tests to see how I am...

  24. 16 With Addison's Disease.
    ... even by doctors! The reason that you have to take hydrocortisone three times a day is to imitate the normal body....

  25. Cortef and weight gain
    ... If you have addison's, you must take hydrocortisone or cortef or you can or will die - or at least some...

  26. Weight gain?
    ... heavier than i've ever been. Is this normal when your on hydrocortisone ? i've just started going to the gym im not sure wether...
    ... a new Endocrinologist and he increased my dose of hydrocortisone as he said that I was on too low a dose despite the ... he said that in his opinion I was on far too much hydrocortisone as I am only petite in height 5 ft 2inches and he ... hoospital for 9hrs. I had to initially not take any hydrocortisone or any of my tables first thing, they then took a ... blood test and then gave me my morning dose of hydrocortisone . They then took more blood 30mins later (or there...

  27. diagnostic tests advice
    ... his license. 10 mg of dex is equal to 1600 mg of hydrocortisone and 400 mg of prednisone so she had the equivalences...
    ... recognized by mainstream drs and endos. I am on a trial of hydrocortisone , which I started last week. We will see how it goes...
    ... double. I hope you get well on with your trial of hydrocortisone . Could you let us know how you get on with this?...

  28. High dosage steroid treatment
    ... have Addison's Disease you just probably need more hydrocortisone and do not require the IV injection which you would...

  29. Odd Adrenal Insufficient Medication Question
    ... experiencing monthly flows require an increase in Hydrocortisone medication during their periods. My period is on...
    ... drained feeling however I don't take any additional hydrocortisone . It would not do any harm to take a little extra...

  30. Is Adrenal Insufficiency severe enough to warrant Short-Term Disability leave @ work?
    ... had it done last year as I was on too high a dose of hydrocortisone . I basically went into hospital for the day, they ... they reaised it was my Adrenal gland and so gave me hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone and I was so much better. Hydrocorison...
    ... cortisol levels throughout the day and as a result cut my hydrocortisone down from 30mg a day to just 15mg per day and I have...

  31. Dexamethazone?
    ... amounts of minercortosteroids but it is very tiny. Hydrocortisone is the steroid most like what the body makes. ...
    ... and talked with her nurse. I asked them to change my Hydrocortisone to 10 mg tablets so I can spread them out. I believe...

  32. Rumpled
    ... your endo, you may need a slight to moderate boost of hydrocortisone to help healing. I am so sorry you broke your foot...

  33. Newly diagnosed
    ... tooth extracted and she said just to take an extra hydrocortisone pill before the procedure. I read that I should have...

  34. Does a morning ACTH of 69 (7-50) and an AM Cortisol of 8.8 (4-22) look like Primary?
    ... of the adrenals is at fault. As to what is needed hydrocortisone in the morning.. before 3 pm I would guess. Morning ... cortisol reading was at 8 am at a whopping 17%. The hydrocortisone will make a big difference. Just watch for the swelling...
    ... in hand? Maybe they will give you a token dose of hydrocortisone . They should not have an issue giving you a note...

  35. Just Diagnosed with Addison's
    ... for very long. Your doc should have started you on hydrocortisone which works for 80% of people with AI. The rest need...
    ... my cortisol was not. I am doing well on 20 mg of hydrocortisone spread out in 4 - 5 mg doses. I take them in about...
    ... Perhaps your doctor meant to give you hydrocortisone instead as the acetate form is used, well, hardly...
    ... testosterone, cortisone, cortisol and aldosterone. Hydrocortisone : Basic anatomy and function of cortisol: Cortisol ... nthetically and goes by the names of cortisone, prednisone, hydrocortisone , or dexasmethasone. Hydrocortisone is 1/4 to 1/5...

  36. Any input is greatly appreciated!
    ... fix it? I really don't want to increase my level of hydrocortisone , I don't want to be on more steroids than I have too...


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