Nystatin for Yeast Infections While Breast-Feeding
Why It Is Used
Nystatin is used to treat a yeast infection that is causing:
- Red or very pink nipples with burning pain upon breast-feeding or breast-pumping or between feedings.
- Thick, white patches in the mouth and/or a red rash in the diaper area (one type of diaper rash) of the breast-feeding infant.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology