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Is it ok to use ketoconazole cream for ring worm while breastfeeding?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics

In brief: Absolutely

There is no problem with that as a topical treatment, even if you need to use it for weeks, typical in treating ringworm. Make sure you wash hands well after application so none is left on your fingers before you nurse and so you don't transmit the fungus causing the ringworm to the baby.

In brief: Absolutely

There is no problem with that as a topical treatment, even if you need to use it for weeks, typical in treating ringworm. Make sure you wash hands well after application so none is left on your fingers before you nurse and so you don't transmit the fungus causing the ringworm to the baby.
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Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology

In brief: Anti fungal cream

There shouldn't be any problem, but always defer to your pediatrician, who is the captain of the ship regarding all medicines during breast feeding.

In brief: Anti fungal cream

There shouldn't be any problem, but always defer to your pediatrician, who is the captain of the ship regarding all medicines during breast feeding.
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