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Re: [IP] Re: red spots after changing sites

> 1) Plastic materials (soft cannulas) do promote scar tissue formation more
> than do steel cannulas.
> This is due to the surface constitution of this material. This is one
> why in surgeory for long-term implants usually metal or keramic ones are
> being
> used. (High-tech plastics are also applied!) With breast implants,
> encapsulation is sometimes a problem, because the body builds up a barrier
> versus the plastic material.
> To a smaller extend, this is also true for soft cannulas.

If this is true, then why is it that it is recommended that sites be changed
more frequently when a metal needle is true?  I know I've read that you are
to change every two days with metal needles, and every three with plastic

dxd 1985, pumping since 1990
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