Can you treat warts while breastfeeding?

Yes, it is safe for a breastfeeding mom to treat a wart. The most common things people try to get rid of warts are salicylic acid and liquid nitrogen. Other treatments include cantharidin, bichloroacetic acid, and trichloroacetic acid.

Can breastmilk get rid of warts?

A LOTION made from human breast milk is a highly effective treatment for warts, Swedish doctors have discovered. They were able to eliminate warts in 83 per cent of the patients treated, and the effect lasted. There were no damaging side-effects.

Can HPV be passed through breast milk?

There is limited research on the transmission of HPV to babies through breast milk. The studies that do exist show a low risk of transmission. In research that shows a person can transmit HPV through breast milk, it does not demonstrate a causal connection between HPV in milk and the later development of cancer.

Can I use products with salicylic acid when breastfeeding?

No information is available on the clinical use of salicylic acid on the skin during breastfeeding. Because it is unlikely to be appreciably absorbed or appear in breastmilk, it is considered safe to use during breastfeeding.

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Can I use Compound W while breastfeeding?

Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. It is uncertain how Compound W Freeze Off® Advanced may affect patients under these conditions.

How does apple cider vinegar get rid of warts?


  1. Vinegar is an acetic acid, which means it can kill certain types of bacteria and viruses upon contact.
  2. Vinegar burns and gradually destroys the infected skin, making the wart fall off eventually, like the way salicylic acid works.

How do I get rid of warts on my breast?


  1. cautery, which involves burning off the tissue and then scraping it away using curettage.
  2. excision, in which a doctor surgically removes the papilloma.
  3. laser surgery, a procedure that destroys the wart using high-energy light from a laser.
  4. cryotherapy, or freezing off the tissue.

Will my baby get HPV if I have it?

Will this affect my baby? It’s not likely. Women who have or have had HPV — the human papilloma virus — have successful pregnancies and their babies are not harmed by their HPV infections. HPV is a very common sexually transmitted infection that affects millions of women and men around the world.

Can HPV hurt my baby?

Women who have HPV during pregnancy may worry that the HPV virus can harm their unborn child, but in most cases, it won’t affect the developing baby. Nor does HPV infection — which can manifest itself as genital warts or abnormal Pap smears — usually change the way a woman is cared for during pregnancy.

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What skincare can you not use while breastfeeding?

While not all makeup products are harmful to babies, there are some that should certainly be avoided.

But particular products to avoid are those which contain salicylic acids or retinoids, often listed as:

  • Retinoic acid.
  • Retin-A.
  • Retinol.
  • Retinyl linoleate or palmitate.
  • Diferin.
  • Razarotene or tazorac and avage.

Can I use Vitamin C while breastfeeding?

The recommended vitamin C intake in lactating women is 120 mg daily, and for infants aged 6 months or less is 40 mg daily. [1] High daily doses up to 1000 mg increase milk levels, but not enough to cause a health concern for the breastfed infant and is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding.

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