Can pregnant or breastfeeding women safely use topical sulfur?

It is not known whether topical sulfur medications are safe for pregnant or nursing women to use to treat skin problems. Studies have not been conducted to determine the effects of sulfur on an unborn child or whether it passes to an infant through breast milk. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor and evaluate the risks and benefits before using topical sulfur on your skin.

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