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Help! Itchy nipples

(9 Posts)
Bloopbleep Tue 14-Mar-17 21:14:10

They're driving me mad. I try scratching through my bra as they're too sensitive to scratch the skin but it doesn't work. I tried putting dermacool on them this morning but they itched thro the freeze.

Nothing is helping. Has anyone got any tips on relieving itchy nips? Please?

DesignedForLife Tue 14-Mar-17 21:40:43

Have you tried some lanolin? Or a softer bra? I love the bravissimo ones for pregnancy

Creatureofthenight Tue 14-Mar-17 21:45:05

Nothing to suggest but I feel your pain, mine have been driving me mad for most of the last 6 months of pregnancy and show no signs of stopping!

Sparklyuggs Wed 15-Mar-17 09:06:24

8 hr cream or another salve type product helps me

Bloopbleep Wed 15-Mar-17 13:00:59

I've tried lanolin, it didn't stop the itch. I have bras made of soft tshirt material too so they're not rough or rubbing. I tried salve last week but it didn't help. Looks like literally slapping them with dermacool is the best I can hope for. sad

AreWeThereYet000 Wed 15-Mar-17 13:12:31

Breast pads in the freezer then once cold pop them in your bra. Not ideal when your going anywhere without a coat as you may get damp patches as they defrost 😂 But honestly a life saving tip my friend gave me! X

witchmountain Wed 15-Mar-17 13:35:00

E45 Itch Relief Cream?

kikibo Wed 15-Mar-17 14:53:20

Can be down to hormones though, so I don't think any creams or so would help. Maybe the cold breast pads would as cold tends to numb the nerves a bit.

I get them on my normal non-pregnant cycles, though not as bad as I used to in my teenage years.

Bloopbleep Thu 16-Mar-17 14:59:23

Hadn't thought about cold breast pads. The dermacool makes them cold so not sure of that would be much different. Will try anyway. I'm desperate

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