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My sister is breastfeeding and has been diagnosed with Strep

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My sister is breastfeeding and has been diagnosed with Strep Throat. I have generic Chloraseptic spray and Cepacol lozenges. Would one of these be safe for her to use without getting into her breastmilk?

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mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

Yes either of them can be used without any problem.

mysticdoc :

They are not known to cause any harm to the baby.

Customer:

Did you recieve my question?

mysticdoc :

yes i did

mysticdoc :

Chloraseptic or cepacol can be used without any problem.

mysticdoc :

They are not known to cause any harm to the baby.

Customer:

So phenol, menthol, and benzocaine are all safe?

mysticdoc :

Yes they are safe during lactation.

mysticdoc :

there is no data showing any harm during lactation.

Customer:

THANKS SO MUCH. ARE YOU A DOCTOR, NURSE....?

mysticdoc :

very welcome

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I am a MD, doctor with plenty of experience

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Best wishes,


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Customer:

THANKS. NOT THAT I WOULDNT TRUST A NURSE...THERES JUST ALOT AT STAKE.

mysticdoc :

Understand your concern.

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