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Bigger busted ladies..

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mrslillian · 24/06/2020 16:55

I'm relatively bigger-busted (E cup) and in this heat I'm getting a horrific rash under my breasts. Like the bra line area. Even without wearing a bra it's agony. Itchy and so sore :( does anyone have any tips? Struggling in this weather anyway with my giant bump and swollen feet :(

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orangetangerines · 24/06/2020 16:56

I used sudocrem on the rash, but also liquid talc before i went anywhere to stop the rash appearing!

Mmmmycorona · 24/06/2020 16:56

You can get anti chafing stuff for thighs, might be worth trying some of that.

Foreverblowingbubbles18 · 24/06/2020 17:08

I've got some Cuticura talc which helps, think my mum gets it in Savers for me.

mrslillian · 24/06/2020 17:42

Thanks I've got sudocrem in so will put that on now, and I'll get some liquid talc tomorrow :)

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BuffaloCauliflower · 24/06/2020 17:43

An E cup isn’t very big at all, even on a larger band. Are you sure you’re wearing the right size? Getting that right will solve a lot of comfort issues. Give this go.

mrslillian · 24/06/2020 17:56

@BuffaloCauliflower big on me as I'm only 4ft11 and I have to buy tops two dress sizes bigger than my bottom half Blush I'm only wearing sports bras at the mo which have a little leeway for sizing as I need to get measured for nursing bras soon. I think it's just sweat causing this issue though because even when I'm not wearing a bra at all it's just as bad, very frustrating

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DanaScully53 · 24/06/2020 18:18

I wish I was only an e cup Smile. 36gg and I'm only 5ft2. I also get sweaty underneath.

TorkTorkBam · 24/06/2020 18:25

Bepanthan cream good too.

A proper underwired bra that really lifts you up might help too.

I'm a G at the moment because I've put weight on. I'm sweating but it is drying quickly because the boobs are not flopped on my chest. Lifted and separated is good.

I wore underwires throughout pregnancy and breastfeeding with no issues whatsoever. I am always careful to get good fit on a bra which is why I think.

BuffaloCauliflower · 24/06/2020 18:27

@mrslillian hmm, what band size are you wearing and what dress size do you usually wear? Still definitely worth measuring. I’m only 5”2, currently a 32GG (also pregnant) and I still wouldn’t say my boobs are particular huge.

NicAndNick · 24/06/2020 19:26

If the sudocrem doesn't clear it up just be aware you might have a yeast/candida/fungal infection. I'd give it a few days and then try some antifungal cream. Also let the air get to it as much as possible, I have to lie down so they flop back a bit, so attractive!

Cheeseoncheese · 24/06/2020 21:02

Sports bra may be the issue! I find I get the sweat and the rash when wearing a sports bra or non-wired bra. Worth trying a wired bra (fine in pregnancy IF the fit is right) or there are non wired bras that look like wired bras and offer more separation. Although I'm all there on the general comfort of sports styles! Talc is also a v. good shout. Re. fitting, Bravissimo has very good guides, whether or not you choose to buy through them &

mrslillian · 24/06/2020 21:24

Thank you! Will look at bravissimo :)
Feeling a million times better after putting the fan on them to cool them down haha Grin
Redness is still there though so I've got some antifungal cream to put on in a few

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AnimalCrossingHere · 24/06/2020 21:46

I've gone up to a 34FF in pregnancy. I bought a three pack of these and they've been good so far:

I also have a little glass jar of calendula ointment. I would get something that looks and smells pretty as well as is functional. Covering bump & boobs in E45 probablh works as well but made me feel so rubbish about my body.

AnimalCrossingHere · 24/06/2020 21:48

They're out of stock at the mo because they're on sale, bit they seem to restock all the time.

heroineinahalfshell · 24/06/2020 22:04

@mrslillian DON'T use anti-fungal cream - it's not safe in pregnancy. I have recurring tinea versicolour which requires treatment with anti-fungals to clear it and my GP has said I can't use anything - creams, pills or even medicated anti-dandruff shampoo - while pregnant or breastfeeding.

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