Can I breastfeed if I have psoriasis?
Psoriasis, a skin condition that causes scaly, red patches, may affect the areola. This is not usually painful, and most mothers breastfeed without problems. It does not present a risk to the baby. Most medications used for psoriasis are compatible with breastfeeding. Any medication used on the skin should be washed off with breast milk or water using a clean, soft cloth.