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A 37-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to have a glycolic peel while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: It is okay to have a chemical peel to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin and breast feed. This would include the Alpha and beta hydroxy peels.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Peel & breastfeeding: Glycolic peel specifically is not contraindicated for use in women who are breastfeeding. A lot of peels are blended and will likely not be okay for use on pregnant or breastfeeding patients. There are other modalities you can use to improve skin texture and tone while breastfeeding, like enzyme facial treatments, microdermabrasion, microneedling or hydrafacial

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Last updated Sep 30, 2019

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