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is it safe to get a cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Alison Stuebe
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Should be...: Very little cortisone from cream on your skin gets into milk. Moms applying cream to their breasts should wipe it off before the next feeding.

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A 39-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to use hydrocortisone cream if I am breastfeeding?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: If not directly on nipple, no problems.

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