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Slightly embarrassing, Reynaud's syndrome in the nipples
I developed Reynaud's syndrome in my nipples when I was pregnant, although it went away after my dd was born. But now it's back, and it's agony, and the GP reckons there's nothing I can do about it apart from keep warm and keep moving to keep the circulation going.
I would welcome any suggestions from anyone who's suffered with this as to what I can do to relieve the symptoms. It's too warm to wear thick clothes, so it's hard to keep just the one area warm.
I have to say that last time I used it (on my knee) it got very puffy and the skin turned black, it's nice to know I'm not the only one who can't use the nasty stuff. That doesn't help your poor nips though.
wwb I posted about 4 months ago about a sore nipple (only one)and I never found out what it was it as absolute agony even if I just brushed against it/Everything looked normal but the doctor said this can sometimes come in people who have neck probs and i was having lots of probs with neck and left arm last year It lasted 2 months then came back for 1 week and i haven't had it since Could it be the same?
I don't know I was petrified when I had it because there were no visible signs and I assumed the worst.I have a problem with a disc in my neck caused by the drugs I have taken for my transplant over the years and now and again a trapped nerve causes me agony on the left side and numb tingly fingers The nipple pain was similar and I suppose it culd be linked as it came and went in the same way I tried all pain relief and the hot cushion thingy but nothing really worked
Thank goodness it's not just me! Am 23
+5 weeks pg and have the same problem with my nips as you decribed with the whole going white then purple thing. Has developed with pg never had this prob before. Have been in tears on several occasions now it's so flippin sore, current cold, wet Scottish weather not helping. Just find trying to heat up again asap the only thing that works. Will keep an eye on this thread for any tips. Much sympathy WWB!
Oh is THAT what it is? I have had this through both pregnancies really badly, midwife just vaguely said 'it's circulation'. It did go away (mostly) between pregnancies apart from in v cold weather so I'm hoping it will stop again once I've had this baby - it's agony isn't it?
Only things that work for me are a warm bath (front down) and taking my bra off and massaging around to get the circulation going, neither of which are particularly good for when you're out and about. Will watch this with interest to see if anyone has any more suggestions.