High moisture level around the anus caused by sweating increases the chance of having anal itching which could be persistent. This can lead to side effects of too much corticosteroid. It is not known whether hydrocortisone passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not use this information as self-diagnosis or for treating a health problem or disease. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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