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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



I use skin-tac wipes and I haven't had a problem yet.
Make sure you wipe the bottom of the transmitter with alcohol swap before
putting
it into the sensor!



On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 7:16 AM, Iluv4dogs <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  I have used Stayputmedical patches with great success. I tried some b
> cutesyb
> patches from another company (not grif grips) & they didn't last a week. I
> usually get about 3 wks from my sensors & change the patch when it begins
> to
> lift. Hope this helps p
>
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
>  > On Feb 28, 2018, at 9:42 AM, MelanieTribeca
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > +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 wonb t
> > 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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