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Re: [IP] site lump

> My 13 year old has been pumping for a week.  When he takes out the
> infusion set there's a lump left behind.  What does that mean?  Is
> it infected?  Or is this normal and how it should look?  We are
> cleaning the area with IV prep after he showers and change the site
> every 2 days.

The lump could be caused by a number of things.

Infectious agent (not common)
Slight allergy to the insulin (are you using Humalog?)
Slight allergy to the catheter material (which set are you using)

There are solutions to each of these problems. Please provide more 

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