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A 30-year-old male asked:

2 months after wife gave birth, she has a rash on both inner parts of thighs. postpartum pregnancy rash? what treatment safe while breastfeeding?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Mixed answer: Rashes are quite diverse in their origin and a diagnosis is best made on physical exam. Most topical preparations are not absorbed in sufficient quantities to get into breast milk, so I would consider them safe.

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