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Re: [IPp] Swimming



We use Mastisol spray.  It too works great. Maryann
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 2:00 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] Swimming


> In a message dated 4/16/2002 8:07:18 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> > My question is.... how are you getting the site to stay on?  I have just
> >  requested a sample of Mastisol from Medtronic to see if this keeps the
site
> >  on while swimming.  What is everyone out there using?
>
> Mastisol works great for us.  We paint it on with a q-tip (we have a
bottle
> of it, not the individual applicators you're probably going to get from
MM)
> in the shape of a bullseye (the adhesive tape for the Quick-sets is
round) --
> the circle in the middle of the bullseye has no Mastisol, and that is
where
> we insert the cannula.  The Mastisol is pretty wet when you put it on,
we've
> found that we get the best "stickability" when we fan it for a few seconds
> until it is tacky (not wet, and not dry, but sticky) before we insert the
set
> . . . there are other liquid adhesives on the market that you can try, as
> well as different kinds of tape/dressings, if Mastisol doesn't turn out to
be
> the answer for you  . . .
>
> Good Luck!
>
> Lyndy
> Pumpmama to Katie
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