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Re: [IP] Any hints on removing the tape? Fast-acting numbing creams?



Hi
I use a surgical tape remover solution that I got from the pharmacy to 
remove his tape.  It works really well.  I also use emla to numb Ryan before 
inserting the new site.  He's never complained.
Terri


>From: "Jonelle Davis" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Any hints on removing the tape?  Fast-acting numbing creams?
>Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 05:19:14 -0400
>
>My 2-year old son, Zachary, has been pumping since Wednesday, April 4th.
>Removing the tape during a site change has been uncomfortable for him.  We
>have applied baby oil, but were wondering if there is a better suggestion?
>Also, what are the quickest-acting numbing agents?    Does ambesol really
>work?  We just got done changing a site at 4:00 a.m., and didn't have time
>to let the emla cream work.
>
>His tired, but ever-so-hopeful Mom,
>Jonelle
>
>P.S.  Medical I.D. bracelets have been discussed a lot lately.  Has anyone
>looked at Fifty50 (or "FiftyFifty") Pharmacy?  They have neoprene
>bracelets/anklets for kids, with many designs from which to choose.  They
>seem to be large enough for adults; they can be cut to fit.  I have shown
>Zachary's anklet(s) to our local ER personnel, and to the staff at our
>medical center, so they will know that there are new styles of Medical
>I.D.'s now.
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