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is it safe to use monistat while breastfeeding

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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Safe: Safe for breastfeeding if used as directed.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginio Rodriguez
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes it's safe. : Wash your hands to prevent getting nipple or areola areas cross contaminated risking passing it them to the baby's mouth.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Safe: Fluconozole is generally considered safe to use during breastfeeding. I would ask your OB/GYN or Family Doctor to make sure they agree with that befo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Monistat okay: Monistat is safe to use while breastfeeding.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, you can if you are certain you have a yeast infection.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suh answered
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It is safe to your moistat.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is likely safe,: effectiveness of medications can decline after expiration date, in some cases, also depending on storage conditions. Worst case, it will not get rid ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) would be better since it is an oral pill and no vaginal insertion required.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not a good idea.: I would rather you take oral Fluconazole during the postpartum period for fear of ascending infections reaching your uterus.

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