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Re: [IPk] blood spot



Melissa

For give me for the AREA well I do work in the theatre.

However I see what you are saying .

What bothered me was I only had it in for two days,  maybe I did not wash
the AREA properly
I will keep an eye on it.

----- Original Message -----
From: Melissa Ford <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 10:59 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] blood spot


> Y'all,
>
> What we have here is a minor failure to communicate.  Donald, Angela was
> making a small joke about your having written "aria," a term for a song
sung
> as part of an opera (John Neale, where are you?? ;> ), instead of "area,"
> which is what you meant.
>
> It's all good.  I should hope all of us (with diabetes or without) have a
wash
> on a regular basis! :)
>
> As for the spot: Donald, if you see blood inside the cannula when you
remove
> it, like it's stuck inside the little tube part that goes under your skin,
> that could be a sign of trouble.  As for having a little red spot where
the
> set goes in after about three days, that's precisely why we're supposed to
> change sets every 3-4 days!  Your body was not designed to tolerate what
> amounts to an open puncture wound.  It's going to get a bit irritated at
> having a cannula stuck into it for a while.  No matter how much good it's
> doing you, your body does not know a harmful pain (i.e., a splinter) from
a
> helpful one (i.e., an injection) and it wants to protect itself from
> infection.  The little red spot should sort of fade within a day or two.
If
> you find that it remains itchy and bright red or sore for a few days, it
would
> seem to me that you have an allergy to the set.  Several list members have
> written to say they have allergic reactions to certain sets; I'm sure
they'd
> be happy to help if you wrote in for their advice.
>
> All the best,
>
> Melissa
> IDDM 7+ years; MiniMed pumper 5+ years
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Donald O' Donnell
> Are you telling me that we are the only ones that have a wash?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Angela17 <email @ redacted>
>
> > Donald,
> >
> > How delightful to hear of someone washing an aria.
> >
> > Bless you
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