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A 28-year-old female asked:

I had a tooth extraction today, can i still breastfeed my baby with g6pd deficiency if i take amoxicillin and biogesic for my medications? thanks

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Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
Formula : Give the baby formula while you are taking the medications and for 24 hours after you stop. If you have no infection and are only taking the meds for "insurance" against infection, tell the surgeon you're nursing and ask if you can skip them.
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