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Can I Get A Cortisone Shot While Breastfeeding
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
Do you also (as my doctor) see ok to get a cortisone shot and dimetinden therapy when breastfeeding (1 month old baby) due to a heavy nettle rash?
Probably: Some of the medications you take will get into the breast milk but given the severity of your rash, i think the risk /benefit ratio favors taking the medications since the medications would be present in only trace quantities and not likely to affect your infant. How did you get a nettle rash in an austrian winter? I'd have thought that an edelweiss rash would be more likely :)). ...Read more
I am getting a cortisone injection on both of my heels and i'm wondering. Is it ok to continue breastfeeding? If so, how long after?
My partner has developed polymorphic eruption in pregnancy after giving birth and we're wondering if mild Cortisone would be safe for breastfeeding?
Depends: Why are you getting them? The reason for the shot is the determining factor. Usually a steroid shot in the back or into a joint is no more than every 3 months and that is usually the maximum and for good causes. Shot in the hip are the same and would need to know why! steroids are good meds but harmful if abuse or misused. It is often a way to get someone out of pain until a joint replacement. ...Read more
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