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psoriasis on nipples

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redtop1 Mon 25-Aug-14 21:56:18

hello, 5 months into breastfeeding and I have developed psoriasis around my nipples. Anyone got any ideas on how to treat it? Am reluctant to use my usual psoriasis cream on it as I don't want baby to be ingesting it. He's a frequent feeder so wiping it on and off would be a lot of hassle and probably exacerbate the problem. Any other ideas gratefully received! Thanks.

dennant Tue 26-Aug-14 05:52:35

Could you not use lansinoh to keep the area hydrated? Otherwise aqueous cream maybe?

Philippalc Tue 26-Aug-14 12:38:58

Hi there this link may be helpful What Can I Put on Sore Nipples? All manner of treatments are discussed in the Marsha Walker article but scroll down to the bottom for a section specifically about psoriasis on a breastfeeding mother's nipple.

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