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Re: [IPp] adhesives

My daughter is that way and it took us a couple of months to find something 
that worked for her. We use a tape called Cover-Roll. If you would like to 
try it let me know and I can send you some. We have a fairly big supply of 
it now.
Christy mom to Tori

>From: Maria Oyaski <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPp] adhesives
>Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 22:03:01 -0400
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>A recent post asked:
>"A question I have for anyone is this, Stephanie is allergic to the
>adhesive on band aids,is there something she can use on her site so she 
>break out in a nasty rash??"
>When our daughter's pump first arrived, I wore it for a few days, with a 
>loop of the tubing taped beside the infusion site using "hypoallergenic" 
>tape.  Within a day, the itching under  the tape drove me absolutely crazy, 
>and when I took off the tape I had a loop of red welts exactly where the 
>tubing had contacted my skin.  I seem to remember that I also had 
>irritation at the edges of the tape.  The infusion site itself, however, 
>didn't bother me at all, and it hasn't bothered our daughter in these three 
>months.  We use Skin-prep on her skin, then the Quick-set infusion sites.  
>There are stronger adhesives available: Skin-tac (use Unisolve to remove), 
>and even stronger Mastisol (which MUST be used with Detachol to remove it 
>later).  Maybe there are others too?
>- Maria
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