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Doctor insights on: Breastfeeding And Topical Sulfur

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Is it safe to use sulfur topically while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use sulfur topically while breastfeeding?

Depends: Creams/lotions/powders that you apply to the skin are not absorbed in significant quantities so they are fine to use when breastfeeding. This assumes that they are never applied near the breast, where nipple contamination may occur. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is it okay for me to use topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Is it okay for me to use topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

General rule: The medications in things you apply to the skin will not enter the blood in an amount that would effect your milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Is it safe for me to take topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Absolutely: No problems whatsoever using this medication topically while nursing. Thanks for feeding your child the best with breast!! ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe for me to use topical epiduo on my face while breastfeeding?

Can you explain if it's safe for me to use topical epiduo on my face while breastfeeding?

Category C: This medication is classified as Category C by the FDA. This means that the absorption into breast milk and infant safety are not known. Is the benefit of using the drug is worth the possible risk to your baby? ...Read more

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Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Unstudied products: These two chemicals have not been studied to prove their safety while breastfeeding. It is unlikely that these two are putting your baby at risk but we cannot say with 100% certainty. ...Read more

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How can you stop breastfeeding?

How can you stop breastfeeding?

Just stop it: There is a medicine used for patients who have Parkinson's Disease called bromocriptine which blocks the hormonal signals to your breasts and so "drys them up". Speak to your doc about it. ...Read more

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