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Who should not use hydrocortisone and acetic acid?

If you have an ear infection or ruptured eardrum you should not use hydrocortisone and acetic acid. You should not use hydrocortisone and acetic acid if you have any sort of herpes simplex infection, including genital herpes and cold sores, or you have chickenpox or a vaccinia infection. If you are allergic to any ingredient in the medication, you should not use hydrocortisone and acetic acid.

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