This is really bugging me! The itching is worse/more noticable when I'm not wearing a bra. I didn't think it was thrush b/c it's not just the nipple area but the rest of the skin too. And the nipples don't look any pinker than usual.
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<div style="font-style:italic;">are you pregnant??<br><br>
i am having the same problem because my boobs are growing and they are stretching and they ITCH!</div>
Yeah, but it's my third pregnancy, I wasn't really expecting to grow anymore! And it didn't happen in either previous pregnancy.
I just rub cream on them after I shower and hope that I can scratch privately during the day <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">:
My sil had some major breast itching issues that turned out to be eczema. She let it go far too long and it became infected with yeast.<br><br>
Anyhow, i'd moisturize and let them breath and some people suggested the Lansinoh cream. That is a good cream, however, IIRC, it has lanolin. Which for some people with eczema is problematic. Cetaphil cream is good and doesn't contain lanolin. Also avoid harsh soaps and detergents.<br><br>