A 36-year-old female asked:
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would it be safe to recieve kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to diminish a keloid scar whilst breastfeeding?

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Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe: Properly done with a small needle and small amounts would be very safe.
Answered on Aug 11, 2013
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