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Can hydrocortisone cream be used on your face for acne?


Official Answer Medically reviewed by Sally Chao, MD. Last updated on May 30, 2022.

Topical hydrocortisone is not typically used to treat acne. There are other drugs that are approved to treat acne, including benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, azelaic acid and antibiotic treatments.

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