A 32-year-old female asked:
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hello, i am having a bump removed from my eyelid and will be given xylocaine (lidocaine) with epinephrine. i am currently breastfeeding. will this be a problem?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Anesthetic questions: no problem at all
Answered on Jan 8, 2016
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The doc will not use enough of of either that could enter your blood and get to the breast milk in a quantity that would hurt the baby.
Answered on Jan 8, 2016
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