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Re: [IP] tape irritation

> She is complaining that they are quite itchy. The same thing
> happened when she did her saline trial. I'm assuming it's an
> allergic reaction,
> Any suggestions?

This is a typical problem for many pumpers. You must eliminate the 
particular tape(s) that cause the irritation.

Do a skin test with a one inch square of each tape

Kendall Polyskin II

with and without skin prep

Smith & Nephew "Skin Prep"
Smith & Nephew "IV Prep"
Bards Wipes

One of the combinations will undoubtedly work.
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