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using chloraseptic spray while breastfeeding

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Chloraseptic: Chloraseptic spray is an over the counter anesthetic for the throat. It is generally safe, however, you should not take more than the recommended dose ... Read More

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not necessay: Following a tonsillectomy, a septic crust covers the surgically exposed tonsillar fossa or raw area that is exposed to the outside air. Inasmuch as ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Are you ok ?: Your question appears to be dictated by a confused person. If you are feeling very muddy, get seen today. If you have a cough not responsive to coug ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Not recommended, but a small swallow won't hurt you.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Solarcaine: Solarcaine is an fda category b drug meaning studies show no adverse fetal effects in the second or third trimester.
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A member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sure is!: Not only is it ok to use, but is an excellent treatment in order to avoid oral "cold medications" that get into your bloodstream and have the potentia ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: The decongestant in nasal sprays for colds or allergies can be used for short duration, usually not more than 3 days. Otherwise you can experience a r ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You can use saline in a sinus rinse after using the Flonase but I would wait for at least on hour. If you are just using the sinus spray like wetting ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes with caution: No evidence of significant risk to baby if used as directed. Nasal spray decongestants are very habit forming. A phenomenon called the rebound effec ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Studies suggest about 3% is transferred in the milk.It is considered safe during breast feeding.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Flovent is inhaled steroid that has minimum systemic absorption. Therefore it's use is not contraindicated during breast feeding.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Considered OK...: Most physicians consider Diphenhydramine (aka benadryl) to be safe while breast feeding. There are some anecdotal reports suggesting that Diphenhydram ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Flonase: If you take a nasal spray once a day you should be OK! You might be able to get a Flonase spray at the Pharmacy and not need a prescription. Hope all ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose spray : Like Flonase is safe with breast feeding. Can you ob/gyn to approve. They will approve the use of this product during the breath feeding. You can also ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Please continue: Using Qvar and montelukast, those are your routine maintenance medications that you need to take whether you're symptomatic or not. The albuterol is a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Saline only: Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provide ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Oxymetazoline should only be used for 3 to 5 days maximum. See your doctor if you still have significant nasal congestion after this time period.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Just make sure it is well ventilated.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: All medications have expiration dates beyond which there is no guarantee that the medication will be effective.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus meds: Unfortunately for you, studies are rarely done on breastfeeding women, so very few medications are considered "okay" while breastfeeding. The 2 you me ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Generally yes: But before responding definitively would need to know what cream you are using, how often and where and with what dosages.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no interaction between the two drugs.
A member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure.: Benzocaine is the main ingredient of orajel; when used within reason (not excessive amounts, nor for too long) it is expected to be safe for use durin ... Read More
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