Q: Can I use Hydrocortisone on my face?
A: You should never use over-the-counter preparations of Hydrocortisone on your face unless a doctor prescribes them. Most of the Hydrocortisone products are not sold to be used on the face. The skin on the face is very delicate. Long-term use of such steroids that are strong can cause noticeable damage to the face.
Q: Does Hydrocortisone raise blood sugar?
A: If you have diabetes, then yes, Hydrocortisone has a high chance of increasing the blood sugar levels in your body.
Q: How long does it take for Hydrocortisone to work?
A: It should take around 72 hours for the effects to show clearly. It is recommended that you use Hydrocortisone cream for seven days. If you don’t see any results, you may need a stronger formulation of Hydrocortisone or a different steroid. If used for an extended period, Hydrocortisone begins to reduce its effect.