While some of these options can be used for similar purposes there are differences that can help you choose the right product.
• Itch Relief- Recommended for minor skin irritations and rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and insect bites. It is offered in a no touch spray which can prevent rash spreading and contains diphenhydramine (an antihistamine) as the active ingredient.
• Sting Relief- Recommended for temporary relief from pain and itching caused by insect stings or bites. It is available in a no touch spray, or as individually packaged wipes. Sting relief contains lidocaine (topical pain reliever) and ethyl alcohol (first aid antiseptic) as active ingredients.
• Hydrocortisone (1%) Cream- Recommended to prevent itching from minor skin irritations, inflammation, or rashes due to eczema, poison ivy, dermatitis and more. This is a cream product available in tubes and individual pouches. The active ingredient is hydrocortisone which is a corticosteroid used to reduce swelling.