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Re: [IP] Tape



 I was told to buy a prod. called Unisolve

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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2000 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Tape


> At 09:48 AM 9/7/00 -0400, you wrote:
> >I know this question has been asked before, but, I did not personally
> >need the info at the time because my son is not expected to be on the
> >pump until late fall / early winter.  However, a friend of mine is
> >having problems removing the tape from her son.  What is the best
> >product she can use to remove the tape.
> >
> >thanks!
> >
> >Lisa
> >Mom to Andrew 4 y/o (dxd 14 mos)
> >
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>
> Howdy Lisa!
> I have had pretty good luck removing the tape using Baby Oil!  Just put a
> little around the edge of the tape, and as you peel the tape SLOWLY, keep
> rubbing a little more oil where the tape and skin are still in contact.
> The tape still sticks, but as soon as the oil hits it, it releases pretty
> fast.  Don't try the "rip off" method as you will damage the skin and IT
> WILL HURT! (OUCH).  Alcohol (sp) dries out your skin and makes the tape a
> gooy mess.  After the tape is off, try and remove as much of the Baby oil
> as you can with a tissue, then I put a dabe of antibiotic cream on the
> site, cover with a bandadge (sp), and rub Eucerin skin cream on the rest
of
> the area that was in contact with the tape.  This helps the skin to remain
> soft and cuts down the irritation and itching.
> Hope this helps!  I found this suggestion about a month ago from right
> here on this site!  And it seems to work nicely.
> Bill
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