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What' can nipple cream be used for?

Nip Cream uses!: Because the baby may ingest anything you apply to the nipple area, it's important to use only those products that are known to be safe. 100% pure lanolin for soothing infection; neosporin, triple antibacterial ointment, or bacitracin. Yeast infection of the nipples try; lotrimin af, micatin, (miconazole) and monistat because of breast milk’s antibacterial and healing properties it makes a good nipple salve. ...Read more

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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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I am looking for nipple cream which makes the nipple stand up?

I am looking for nipple cream which makes the nipple stand up?

None: I am not aware of a cream that can do this. Nipple erection is caused by stimulation or exposure to cold. The only nipple creams that I am aware of are for cracked nipples due to breastfeeding. ...Read more

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I am looking for nipple cream whichwill makes the nipple more erect?

I am looking for nipple cream whichwill makes the nipple more erect?

None: I am not aware of a cream that can do this. Nipple erection is caused by stimulation or exposure to cold. The only nipple creams that I am aware of are for cracked nipples due to breastfeeding. ...Read more

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So many people have been telling me to get nipple cream. What does it do?

It depends: For what sort of trouble are you having that they are recommending it? If you have an infection on your nipples, such as a yeast infection, you may need a anti-fungal cream. If you have irritated nipples, you may need an anti-inflammatory cream. There is no one type of "nipple cream" that treats everything. If you aren't sure, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good nipple cream for lacation?

Lanolin: Creams that contain lanolin can be helpful for relieving cracked nipples. ...Read more

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Could a woman use turmeric cream for puffy nipples!?

Could a woman use turmeric cream for puffy nipples!?

It will not help: Puffy nipples are not changed with tumeric cream. It is a natural variation of normal anatomy ...Read more

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I have clotrimazole cream for my nipples, I forgot to wash it off the last time I breast fed... Is it harmful to babies??

I have clotrimazole cream for my nipples, I forgot to wash it off the last time I breast fed... Is it harmful to babies??

Poison control : Your question is a good one. The resource for you is to call your local poison control number. The have countless files on questions like this. They are the experts. We will just be guessing. They are available 24/7 and the service is usually free. Hopefully you will not get to use them often. ...Read more

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Per dr. I'm 30w pregnant, using gentian violet for yeast infection on nipples as well as Monistat 7 cream internally and on nipples. Your pro opinion?

Per dr. I'm 30w pregnant, using gentian violet for yeast infection on nipples as well as Monistat 7 cream internally and on nipples. Your pro opinion?

Gentian violet/monis: Although gentian violet is effective locally for yeast and has been used in babies for thrush in the past before we had better alternatives, it is a little messy and makes a little coloured mess and can stain the clothes.You are usin monistat lacally which is more effective and can be used on nipples and in vagina as well. That is my honest opinion. ...Read more