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#1 key_gal

Posted 13 November 2012 - 10:07 AM

I have been having sore breast since week 5 but recently my nipples are starting to hurt as if there is an ant biting me. Its both itchy and sore. Its so irritating that I am going to the toilets just to put some wet tissue over it to soothe it alittle. Anyone has some better methods of settling it down abit?

#2 broodyhen

Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:11 AM

Sounds like it could be thrush?

#3 broodyhen

Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:14 AM

Oh sorry came from recent topics, didn't notice you're expecting not feeding. Still a possibility I guess but more likely just the pregnancy discomfort. Hope it resolves for you soon.

Edited by broodyhen, 13 November 2012 - 11:15 AM.

#4 Mizadele

Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:26 AM

This might sound crazy, but have you thought about a teething gel? With a makeup pad on top to stop it smearing your bra.
ATM I'm only suffering tight and sensitive nipples. As long as I'm fully strapped in (I'm a 16C so I'm always wearing support) I'm OK.

Hope it eases for you soon.

#5 Llama in Pyjamas

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:43 AM

Can you air them regularly?
Nice cotton bras?

#6 jennywin

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:47 AM

sounds like thrush to me too. check baby's mouth for white spots.

#7 key_gal

Posted 19 November 2012 - 01:18 PM

QUOTE (jennywin @ 16/11/2012, 07:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
sounds like thrush to me too. check baby's mouth for white spots.

Im not breast feeding... just pregnant..

#8 sepiasiren

Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:05 PM

Hi Im a newbie here but I have been having the same problem, sore, itchy boobs which also feel extremely warm sometimes. I was told to try Lucas Paw Paw ointment or Lanolin cream. Apparently there's a lanolin cream that's called Lansinoh that you can use now while preggers and down the track when you are breastfeeding and that is safe for bub. I couldnt find Lansinoh yesterday when I went to the chemist so Im just using a generic lanolin cream - seems to be doing the trick. The cream is a bit sticky though and can leave greasy stain marks on clothes...

#9 KnightsofNi

Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:11 PM

I found that I couldn't wear lace bras when pregnant as the hurt.

#10 KnightsofNi

Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:11 PM

I found that I couldn't wear lace bras when pregnant as the hurt.

#11 meohmy

Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:20 PM

I found the rite aid hydrogel pads fantastic in the early days of bf, they might help u now too. They r a cool healing gel that u place over the nipple area inside ur bra. However if it is thrush a different treatment would be necessary.

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