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just a quick question..

does anyone know if its safe to get a TB test for work while breastfeeding? My job said that they "did me a favor by skipping when I was pregnant" but now Im breastfeeding. What's the diff?

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Asked by calliesmommie at 5:01 PM on Jan. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • "Drugs that are not absorbed from the GI tract (stomach or intestines) are usually safe. Many of these drugs are injected, such as heparin, insulin, lidocaine, or other local anesthetics. Immunizations such as german measles, flu shots, TB tests, or Hepatitis A and B, are not harmful to the baby – even the ones with live viruses. "
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    Answer by Bmat at 5:06 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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