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How does Caldecort treat symptoms of skin irritation?

Caldecort treats symptoms of skin irritation by blocking substances in the body that cause skin inflammation, redness, swelling, itching and other symptoms. Caldecort is available by prescription to treat different degrees of skin irritation. When using a topical hydrocortisone like Caldecort, it's important to talk to your doctor about unwanted side effects, such as skin discoloration, thinning of treated skin and abdominal striae (skin streaking) that are associated with long-term use of topical hydrocortisone.

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