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Word! Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone

Say: hy-dro-kor-tuh-sone

Hydrocortisone is medicine that helps itchy skin feel better. Poison ivy, bug bites, and eczema all can make you want to scratch like crazy. Hydrocortisone cream can help control the itching so you won't scratch as much.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center