Question: Binding help?


Is it normal for your nipples to get extremely swollen/puffy after binding? I’ve been binding since late July last year and it’s been an issue since about September.

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Posted by on May 2nd, 2016 at 08:00 am

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2 Responses to “Question: Binding help?”

  1. Anonymous

    Uhhhh no can’t say I’ve heard of that happening. You have a medical professional you could consult?


  2. Adrian

    No, it’s not. I’ve been binding for three years and wear a compression shirt under my binder for maximum compression. It sounds like you might be allergic to the fabric of your binder or it’s otherwise irritating them, because that sounds really uncomfortable. :/ I recommend trying to find a hypoallergenic binder, and also make sure you are wearing the correct size cause that might also be causing the swelling. As a rule of thumb, try to only wear your binder while you are out (so that your chest and back can have a break) and don’t sleep in it, wash at least once a week. I know that sounds really shitty, (if you’re anything like me, you probably don’t ever want to take it off) but it’s important to take care of your body even if it isn’t a comfortable one to be in yet. I hope I was able to help! If you feel comfortable going to a doctor, I’d get that checked out by them too, and hopefully your doctor is affirming and not a jerk who will try to tell you to stop binding. (I had a doctor do that to me once.)

    Anyhoo, take care. <


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