I’m sorry to say that yes, you can probably expect to get recurring outbreaks on your nipple, and possibly nearby areas. The woman back in September said it had spread to her armpit, which is probably in the same part of the nervous system as the nipple. I know for sure that i dont have the Herpes virus on my nipples, i have it only on my genitals. I know herpes over sensitises your body and it feels like i get a reduction in my milk production, which then makes baby suck more and harder to get. Thank you. That being said, I did a quick google and it seems that herpes can cause neuralgia (intense, typically intermittent pain that occurs along the course of a nerve) in parts of the body which are unaffected by the lesions. The soreness should fade after your first trimester, though your cup size will continue to increase as milk ducts and milk-producing cells form. Take a professional bra consultant up on their offer, and get an expert fitting.
I did some googling. You can get herpes in a surprising amount of places, including in your brain and your hair follicles! It seems that you can indeed get it on your breasts. It is also possible for a newborn baby to get the herpes virus that causes cold sores via the birth canal if his mother has genital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1. If you have a herpes sore on your breast but it can be covered so that your baby does not touch it, breastfeeding can continue. Rare sites of infection are the fingers, the breasts, and the eyes. If you think you may have herpes, go to your doctor or clinic as soon as possible and have a trained professional diagnose the problem and confirm the presence of herpes by a virus test taken from the affected area. Early diagnosis and treatment will help you to feel substantially better more quickly.
You will have a physical exam so your caregiver can look closely at the area that has blisters. Caregivers may need to do a pelvic exam to check your vagina and internal sex organs. Genital herpes may cause pain in your genital area or when you urinate. If you have genital herpes during pregnancy, your baby is at risk of getting herpes. Do not breastfeed if you have blisters on your breast. The herpes simplex virus can cause cold sores on the lips and around the mouth or genital lesions. Nearly one-third of U.S. children ages 6 to 13 have tested positive for HSV-1 antibodies. Herpes Virus Could Kill Aggressive Breast Cancer.