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Re: [IP] Hello and help with sites!

In a message dated 6/22/01 2:30:59 AM, email @ redacted writes:

>We are having a problem lately with her sites. I stopped using IV prep
>all the other stuff months ago due to allergies. Now, I use just a little
>alcohol or just insert on clean skin. When I remove the cannula (Sofsets)
>there is a mark remaining on the skin
>I have had similar problems with softsets leaving scars/marks on my skin.
> I 
>never have that problem when I insert through an IV3000 or Tegaderm.  I
>it's an allergy.

I also had allergy problems and irritated sites until I started using Bard 
whis is a protective barrier. You apply it using a little pad like an alcohol 
wipe. It dries quickly and then just insert. I haven't had problems since I 
started using it. Ask your pump supplier for some samples to try.

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