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Re: [IP] Taking a bath and infusion site

Andry Kennedy wrote:
> Okay -- here's a "newbie" question.  I really enjoy taking baths and hadn't
> thought about how this might affect my infusion site.  I use the MiniMed
> 507C and the SofSet QR infusion sets.  The first time I took a bath I
> noticed that the next day when I changed my site that it was damp underneath
> the tape.  Can this lead to infection?

Hasn't for me. I will mention that I've been using Comfort sets for 4 years, and
they don't trap water like that, but the MiniMed sets I used before did just 
like yours and no problems resulted.

Ted Quick
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