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Re: [IP] Hypertrophy at Pump sites?



> Hi all:  My son is 5, pumping 10.5 months.
> 
> Pre-pump he developed a "pouchy" tummy from getting his shots there
> all the time. After pumping about 2 months the tummy went away. I
> think it is called hypertrophy?

Yep, you can avoid this by giving the area more time to rest before 
using it again. Rotate the sites among several areas giving each 2-4
weeks to rest befoe using again. suggest tummy upper/lower R/L, upper 
buttocks R/L, love handles R/L

Michael

> 
> We started pumping using his tummy for sites and after switching to
> SILS in month 3 we started using his back (love handle) area. Well I
> am noticing in the last couple months that he is getting "pouchy"
> looking love handles areas where we have been putting sets.  We
> rotate all over the back area (near his belt line) but those spots
> are concerning me now.
> 
> I am thinking I need to use more areas just to give those spots a
> break and hopefully they too will go away after a couple months. SO,
> for you pros out there I need to know if I should go lower into the
> butt area?  Maybe parents would know this answer better as far as
> lasting-time for the sets? Is that area bad for falls and bumps and
> coming out?
> 
> Anyone think I should work around to the tummy area again?  I loved
> using the lower back as the numbers were very consistent and the
> sites lasted 3 full days. I found the tummy was not as good, but amw
> illing to try again.
> 
> Please let me know as soon as possible as it is set change day
> tomorrow! :-)
> 
> Thanks as usual folks!
> Shelly
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