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Re: [IP] Tape Question

> Hi!  Since Jeff Cox sent me on this path to this list I have to say
> hi! :)
> Now for my question. I know I have only been pumping for a few weeks
> but by the second day the tape itches like heck.  Does any one have
> any ideas to help this?  Is my skin just not use to it yet?  Any
> words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks!

you are probably allergic to the adhesive in the tape. There are 
several alternatives.

1) switch infusion sets, use another kind
2) use a skin barrier wipe 
    Smith & Nephew IV Prep or
    Smith & Nephew Skin Prep or
    similar products from Bards
3) put a layer of tape down first try:
    PolySkin II
    Tegaderm (probably not, contains latex)
or a combination of the above
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