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Areola very painful, anyone else had this problem?

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ThumperPumper Wed 20-Feb-13 09:10:39

I'm bf my 10wk old dd and have very sore areola. Lanolin cream stings and causes my areole to wrinkle up. DH thinks I'm allergic to the cream. I go from having rough chapped areola for a day or two then pink and raw areola which makes feeding v painful. Had my latch checked 5+ Times by various HV all tweaked slightly. Any one else had this problem?? Does the cream help or makes things worse?

McBaby Wed 20-Feb-13 14:23:13

Try something different multi mam balm is lanolin free, I personally use vasaline.

I would get baby checked for tongue tie as my little on was biting on my areola causing pain!

ThumperPumper Thu 21-Feb-13 17:16:48

Been told the baby and I have thrush... Explains the burning pain after feeding. So glad it should now be sorted smile

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