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Can fluorescein be given to breastfeeding women?

It’s been shown that that the dye called fluorescein is found in breast milk. This orange-red dye is used in an eye test known as fluorescein angiography, a procedure that quickly photographs the eyes’ inner structures. This dye is injected in a vein in an arm. Currently, it’s not clear if this dye harms nursing babies. It’s recommended that breastfeeding women talk to their doctors before having this test.  

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