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RE: [IP] adhesives

Have you tried a skin barrier like Barbs?  I think it is called Barbs IV
Prep.  This helped me, but when I changed to the Comforts AKA
Silhouettes, Tenders, I have not needed additional tape and the tape on
the Comfort does not give me a problem.


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> From: 	email @ redacted[SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent: 	Friday, February 06, 1998 8:22 AM
> To: 	email @ redacted
> Subject: 	[IP] adhesives
> My skin has a terrible reaction to adhesives.  The only real problems
> that
> I've had with my pump is that by the end of the first day after
> changing my
> site, my skin gets red and itchy under the tape. I use Tegaderm, but
> that's
> still not working well.  After a few weeks I have to take shots for a
> few days
> to let my skin heal back up.  I would love to hear some suggestions.