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I noticed that in the Kaplan old book (2005-2006)....syphilis and varicella are contradications for breast feeding and there are not in the new version book (2008-2009)!! Something changed or they just forgot to mention???
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I noticed that in the Kaplan old book (2005-2006)....syphilis and varicella are contradications for breast feeding and there are not in the new version book (2008-2009)!! Something changed or they just forgot to mention???
i think that they become contraindications only when active lesions are present on the breast at that time, because varicella does not cause any sort of viremia (in contrast to viruses like HIV)
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