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I am pregnant, only 15 weeks, why do my nipples itch?

Imoisturize them daily, they are not dry. Why do they itch? Has anyone else experienced this?

OMG I want to scratch them raw!!!!!!!


Asked by girlneffy at 12:54 AM on Aug. 25, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I think that itchy nipples is the worst thing about being pregnant right now! It happens all the time when I'm in public..... I make my husband stand in front of me so I can scratch where no one can see! haha.

    Answer by CaylaLU at 9:35 AM on Aug. 25, 2008

  • Lol,i felt like that,and when it itches in a public place its so annoying cause ppl are everywhere and its hard for me to scratch ;p haha

    Answer by misty91 at 1:23 AM on Aug. 25, 2008

  • They are changing a lot.. probably normal

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 1:43 AM on Aug. 25, 2008

  • It's all due to your hormones. If you get excessive itching any where else be sure to bring it up to your doctor because it could be a sign that your liver is not functioning properly.

    Answer by roxy85 at 4:41 AM on Aug. 25, 2008

  • ice cubes. that's what did it for me; maybe because they were numb.

    Answer by MamaOH at 6:01 AM on Aug. 25, 2008

  • They're probably itchy for the same reason your stomach get itchy...they grow and it stretches your skin out.

    Answer by kabbot01 at 7:48 AM on Aug. 25, 2008