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[IP] RE: site problems

From: Geneece Pulley

>I use the sofset QR with the IV 3000 dressing.  You
>can see every site I have ever used because it like leaves a
>permanent mark on my skin..a nice little rectangular darkened
>spot.  Usually when I first put in a new site I will itch quite
>abit but get throught it...then that itch goes away for some
>reason.  But when I take a site out it is a whole other story.  I
>am allergic to latex, but this stuff is supposedly latex-free.  I
>am beginning to wonder if I could be allergic to teflon.  Is that
>possible?  Has anyone ever had this problem before?  I've got to
>make this pump thing work outt!

According to the information on the box lid, IV 3000 contains natural rubber
latex.  If you are allergic to latex you might want to try another adhesive.

John Kinsley
Type 1 - 1956
MM 507 - 1998
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