any of you ever had a problem with a crack in you nipple that won't go away? I've had one for several weeks now and every time I pump, no matter how low a suction, it just reopens.
I've tried a few different creams and salt soaks. At one point I stopped pumping that side for a day and my supply is STILL recovering, but one day wasn't enough. I thought it was healed enough, but it reopened then too. It's not TERRIBLY bad... it's not bleeding or anything like some stories I've heard on here, but it hurts. Today a lot more than others.
It actually started as one, then moved around little and now it's several fairly large cracks. I've actually been thinking about HUTH because of it. Either that or stopping until heals and then trying to relactate... but that seems hard. And my dh doesn't think I'll ever go back to EP'ing if I stop.
What can I do to get it to heal?