How much hydrocortisone valerate cream should I apply?

Healthcare providers generally advise that you apply a thin layer of hydrocortisone valerate cream to the affected area of your skin. You should wash this area before you apply the medicine.

If you notice any redness, swelling or oozing where you applied the hydrocortisone valerate cream, tell your doctor.

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