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Re: [IPp] site 'ooze'



We get site ooze frequently.  I wondered too if it was just a bit of insulin
left in the canula.  We tend to take out the infussion rather quickly so I
wonder if that has anything to do with it.

Susan

Lisa Harris wrote:

> nothing should "ooze" out of a site when you take it out. we have
> never hadanything like that happen. maybe the site is left in too long,
> although
> wehave left some in for as long as 6-7 days before nothing "oozes"
> out.even after 315 units of insulin or more.kathy
>
>
>
> I actually HAVE seen a bubble of clear fluid leak out of a non-infected
> site when i pulled it less than an hour after the last bolus. probably
> either insulin or interstitial fluid.
>
> Lisa Harris, Michigan, mom of Andrew, 3yrs old, pumping 10mos
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