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how can i treat my psoriasis even while i'm breastfeeding?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Topical treatment: Your best bet is to use topical treatments during this time, which are entirely safe to use while breastfeeding. Talk to your dermatologist about what prescription strength you need for your particular severity. Also remember to take in enough fluids - we are getting into winter, you're breastfeeding - both of these can dehydrate your skin and flare your psoriasis - so water, water, more water!

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