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Can I breastfeed and get cortisone steroid shots in my knees?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Yes!

In brief: Yes.

Yes!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: That's up to...

...Your obstetrician and orthopedist or rheumatologist - and you.
I don't know of any evidence that any cortisone injected into a joint space ends up in breast milk - theoretically it stays in the joint space - but the three of you should talk about it, and decide if the benefit outweighs the (admittedly small) risk.

In brief: That's up to...

...Your obstetrician and orthopedist or rheumatologist - and you.
I don't know of any evidence that any cortisone injected into a joint space ends up in breast milk - theoretically it stays in the joint space - but the three of you should talk about it, and decide if the benefit outweighs the (admittedly small) risk.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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