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Athol, MA
A 21-year-old female asked:

It does affect to the baby if i use peeling oil on my legs only because im breastfeeding?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Should not: Should not effect breastfeeding, it is a topical treatment
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
General rules in BF: Only meds that enter your blood in some quantity can affect the milk. Topical meds/lotions/oils do not. Of the meds you ingest, some will enter the milk and some not, each must be assessed individually.

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