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Can I get cortisone shots while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but...

Cortisone injections are not specifically a contraindications- but there are often non-invasive treatments for many of the same conditions.
There range from icing to physical therapy to acupuncture. A physiatrist can help identify options for you.

In brief: Yes, but...

Cortisone injections are not specifically a contraindications- but there are often non-invasive treatments for many of the same conditions.
There range from icing to physical therapy to acupuncture. A physiatrist can help identify options for you.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Dr. Lauren Elson
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: But

But dequervain's tenosynovitis needs avoidance of wringing behaviors and splinting.

In brief: But

But dequervain's tenosynovitis needs avoidance of wringing behaviors and splinting.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Cortisone shots or taken by mouth for that matter, appear to have no significant effect upon a breast fed baby or lactation.

In brief: Yes

Cortisone shots or taken by mouth for that matter, appear to have no significant effect upon a breast fed baby or lactation.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Cortisone shots should have no effect on breast milk.

In brief: Yes

Cortisone shots should have no effect on breast milk.
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
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