A 24-year-old female asked:
Is golden pearl whitening cream safe while breastfeeding? im trying to fix my melasma. it has carnauba wax.
kojic acid dipalmitate.
ive read about mercury in skin lightening creams/ hydroquinn
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 48 years experience
General rules: The OTC creams/lotions you apply to the skin do not put medications/chemicals into the blood to any significant degree. Only those that would enter the bloodstream can effect the milk. They are thus not a problem with breast feeding unless applied to surfaces where baby suckles.
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