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Re: [IP] Problem with site

> Okay, I have been pumping for approximately 5 months and this is the first
> time this has happened but I am wondering if anyone may have any suggestions
> as to why or what I can do.  My site is very itchy all around where the
> softset goes in.  It is still absorbing fine and I am not due to change it
> until tomorrow late afternoon.  Any ideas why this might be happening?  I
> would appreciate any help you may be able to give me with this problem.
> Thank you.

Early on when our son started on the pump he had itching at the site
and it only occurred when he used the alcohol before inserting.  It 
seems that the alcohol dried the skin and make the itching unbearable.

We stopped using the alcohol and it has stopped itching.

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/