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Re: [IP] Removing an old site

> Greg Felton wrote:
> When removing my insertion set (Silhouette) this morning, I made myself bleed.
> The cannula was not clogged and was delivering normally before I changed
> sites, and I believe I removed the site fairly quickly and directly. Most
> importantly, it didn't hurt or anything.
>     But what the heck is that all about? I am messing with my new site and
> look back to find blood dripping on the floor from the old one! What gives?
> Should I worry about this? Does anyone else get a gusher like this?

It happens occasionally. Not a big deal, the canula may have been right next to
a capillary that got knicked by it on the way out, or it had possibly been
through 1 when inserted that was sealed by it until removed. A Band-Aid is
always good to kep handy....

Ted Quick
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