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... very small bumps on my forehead some of which will go away and some will become cysts. Can Hydrocortisone cream be used on these small bumps to prevent them from ever becoming cysts? ... (0 replies)
... I was just wondering if anyone else here uses hydrocortisone cream or gel to get rid of cysts, and if so, does it work well!!!! I appreciate any feedback Thanx 2 all!!!!!!!!! ... (2 replies)
PAINFUL Cysts!!!
Jun 15, 2005
... o offer you any real advice but when i get painfull spots i take ibuprofen which ease the pain and do eventually reduce inflamation, you say that you can't affor hydrocortisone shots so would it be worth applying hydrocortisone cream to see if that reduces the swelling overnight? ... (22 replies)

... For a week now I've had 2 HUGE cysts on my cheek and one on my chin. ... (5 replies)
... are your cysts small and on your face? ... (2 replies)
... painful cysts. My derm told me to wash with aqua glycolic cleanser to exfoliate the skin to keep it clearer and to put on a dab of hydrocortisone cream on any of the painful cysts to help reduce the inflammation. This did work for me, but please pass anything by your doctor first. Good luck. ... (1 replies)
... You can use it. It will help the cysts go away faster. ... (2 replies)
... I used to go to the derm to get cortisone injections. Sometimes I'd put the hydrocortisone cream on them and take ibuprofen (like scouselad suggested). That works pretty good too. (12 replies)
Recurring cysts
Dec 18, 2002
... to hydrocortisone cream is to go to your derm and get a cortisone injection. its injected directly into the zit and helps it go away, usually within 24 hours. ... (8 replies)
Recurring cysts
Dec 18, 2002
... The best thing I can recommend is 'Hydrocortisone Cream' you can buy it anywhere and it basically reduces inflammation. It states that you shouldn't use it on face or acne but I did and I had no reaction at all and it noticeably reduced the swelling. My advice to you is not to touch or press it or you'll make it worse. In the mean time just have a hot compress against it- hold... (8 replies)
... Here,s some tips to help your cysts look less noticable in around 48 hours,it works for me so hopefully it may work for you. ... (11 replies)
... I'm sorry you're having a flare-up. I had them occasionally even on Accutane, but I thought it might be hormonal (I'm a girl)/menstrually related. All I can recommend is that you try using a mixture of 10% over-the-counter Benzoyl peroxide mixed with hydrocortisone cream (also in the drugstore) on cysts. Unfortunately, I used that to deflate the cysts and bring them to a... (2 replies)
... I have moderate cystic acne. For example I have around 10 cysts on my face at any given time- I do not get small acne pimples, only cysts. Anyway, Ive been on accutane 4 times. I actually got off it last in December of last year so since my skin started breaking out again like it always does after accutane, I was hoping that the blue-light treatments would keep my acne at... (19 replies)
... I feel your pain. I'm sorry you're going through this. I myself have had cystic acne for years, cycle back and forth, and am now breaking out...and picking. And making it worse. I've been struggling with all of these for years, and yes, it's out of helpless frustration. I can help a little. I bring the cysts down by mixing benzoyl peroxide and hydrocortisone cream... (1 replies)
... CVS makes an acne body scrub with 2 % salicylic acid that's helped me, but I've been on (and now, for about six months, off) Accutane for a while. I get smaller occasional zits and once in a while a moderate cyst but it's nothing like it used to be. Unfortunately I still have little red nodules on my chest (I think I might have irritated my skin with a depilatory,... (3 replies)
... If you can't get to see a dermatoligist try rubbing some Hydrocortisone 1% cream into the centre of the cyst, then apply some Benzoyl peroxide and pop 2 high strength Ibuprofen, keep taking the Ibuprofen until the swelling subsides. GoodLuck (12 replies)
Saw Palmetto???
Jun 10, 2004
... ld by someone that had been taking this for 3 weeks already that her symptoms have eased tremendously!!! She has been taking saw palmetto capsules and also using hydrocortisone cream on smaller zits to reduce inflamation..she also said on the bigger ones that hurt real bad.. ... (0 replies)
... Lucky, How long have you been off Norplant? I attribute my adult-onset acne to depo-provera --acne/oily skin is a very common side effect. i didnt properly inform myself before and was not told of this by doctors--not even my derm pickked up on it. I have only been off of it 2-3 months, and although the BC im on is helping , yasmin, i fear depo will make this a long... (4 replies)
... a very low dose of OT. She also wants me to take 100MG of Minocyline for seven days once a month the week before my cycle. I get one or two cysts a month and there rear their heads right when I start my cycle, so she is thinking the will help, but she reiterated to only take it for 7 days and then stop. ... (4 replies)
Does it Work??
Sep 9, 2003
... I am having a crisis situation here...I was wondering if applying hydrocortisone cream works by shrinking cysts? ... (1 replies)

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