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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



I always use a grif grips on my sensor. (Amazon). Otherwise mine wonbt stay
on long at all.

On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 8:28 AM Mary Jane <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> I do clean it with alcohol and I make sure my skin is as dry as possible
> before applying. I believe they are sending me some tegaderm so maybe
> that'll help. I have extremely dry skin so I do apply lotion and sometimes
> use a butter bar in the bath to ensure moisture till I bathe again.
>
> On Feb 28, 2018 8:23 AM, "susan lane" <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> >  This may sound dumb,but are you wiping the area with alcohol to remove
> > all skin
> > oils before putting it on? You also have to make sure the area is totally
> > dry.
> > You can also use hypafix or tegaderm to secure it better. Good luck.
> >
> >  On February 28, 2018, at 7:16 AM, maryjane4ever18
> > <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> >   So I got my Dexcom last Wednesday. This will be the 3rd time I've had
> to
> > change
> > it out within this week. First time was a bad sensor, second time I had
> > just
> > taken a bath and it said to change it. Now, it's falling off and I
> haven't
> > even
> >  taken a shower since the last time I changed it.B Any suggestions on how
> > to
> > keep
> > it from coming off? I'm getting really frustrated. I have yet to change
> it
> > but
> > know I will have to after I bathe today. Contemplating going ahead and
> > changing
> > it before my shower. But then I'll have to call support to make sure they
> > send
> > me another.... please help!
> >
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