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Old 09-09-2007, 06:10 PM   #1
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dumb question for today.

If I apply nystatin to my nipples do i wash it off before baby eats?

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Old 09-09-2007, 06:14 PM   #2
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nope-actually you should also apply it baby's mouth- if you have it your lo very likely does or will very soon
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Old 09-09-2007, 07:27 PM   #3
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I would wash off the ointment before nursing. The baby should have nystatin oral suspension which is prescribed specifically for baby. The ointment is different than the oral med for the baby. HTH, mama! Good luck!
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Old 09-09-2007, 07:30 PM   #4
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No you do not need to wash it off. It is perfectly safe!!
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