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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



+1 for grif grips

> On Feb 28, 2018, at 9:30 AM, Nancy Bruns
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> 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
<mailto: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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