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is it safe to use retinol while breastfeeding

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kanan Modi
41 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is not going to affect the breastmilk
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Should not: Based on the products used, your aesthetician should be able to give you the final word. All the best.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Retinol: The literature says it's safe to use retinol while breastfeeding. In fact, it's been given class a status, meaning no risk has ever been determined in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Retinol: As retinol is a weak precursor of retin-a, it is best to discontinue use until no longer breast feeding.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Moderately safe: Vitamin a creams are considered moderately safe when used during breastfeeding. Blood concentration after application is essentially zero & there is n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
General rules: The creams or lotions that you apply to your skin are generally fine during breast feeding as long as they are not applied to the feeding sites.. Thei ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Retinoids creams: Safe to use when breast feeding just not in contact with the baby's mouth, do not allow the baby to ingest it. All the best.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Too much vitamin a can be dangerous. Take one adult multivitamin which will have a safe level of vitamin a and eat a balanced healthy diet with lots ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. AHMED CAJEE
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Pregnancy supplement: Have you went for an eye test? Suggest starting with an eye test to diagnose the eye issue first then seek treatment after. I wouldn't suggest taking ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Not age related, but don't use as a wrinkle preventative--does not work that way.

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