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Re: [IPk] Spots at canula sites



I had this problem. Try putting tegederm on first, then the infusion set on top
secured by another tegederm It works beautifully as the adhensive from the cannula
cannot touch his skin.

Michael wrote:

> > >Does anyone else out there have advice on how to get rid of the spots caused
> > >by the canula.  My sons stomach is now covered in red spots and he is
> > >becoming embarrassed by it.
>
> Have him try using his lower abdomen where the spots will be covered
> by his undies. Also consider using the upper buttocks.
>
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