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RE: [IPp] site changes



I have not tried it, but Wal-Mart had it in the 
Pharmacy section next to the band-aids.

Connie - mom to Andrew (4) MM508 and Brain 23 months
> Allison, where do you get the tea tree oil??  What section of the stores can
> it usually be found?  I'm sure Ashley wouldn't mind the oil or smell if it
> would help getting it unstuck!  She also has problems with redness, so maybe
> it would be helpful with that also if it has antiseptic qualities.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Angela, mom to Ashley, 4 (dxd 1/01), & Kristina, 18 Mo
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of AM Leake
> Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 7:36 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPp] site changes
> 
> We are not pumping yet, but we just finished Jeremy's saline trial.  I
> learned previously from this list that tea trea oil was a good thing for
> getting the adhesive off.   I liked that it has antiseptic qualities also.
> 
> Jeremy thought it worked great.  It is oily and he didn't complain about any
> stinging -- just that it smelled like a tree.  (Does that even count as a
> complaint?)  I can live with that!  ;)
> 
> I was glad I had it in the house.  The tape did not cause a problem for him,
> just the little white circle around the cannula area.  We will probably put
> tape down first, when we do it for real.
> 
> Good luck!  Sounds like you are doing great!!!
> 
> -- Allison
> 
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: email @ redacted
> Reply-To: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IPp] site changes
> Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 10:13:13 EDT
> 
> I have yet another question....two actually.
> 
> 1. IF your children are low before a meal...what do you do?  Do you suspend,
> do you treat with a juice?  do you count the juice as part of the meal carbs
> when bolusing....or do you reduce the bolus ..leaving out the carbs for  the
> juice?
> 
> 2.  I am having a hard time removing the adhesive when I do a site change.
> We
> use the silhouettes, and believe me, so far they stick great....how do I get
> it off??
> Sarah
> Pump-mommy to Matthew (5) dx 3/99, pumping-Paradigm since 5/1/02
> and to Victoria (7), non-D
> West Hartford, Conn.
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