ok so this is mainly for diabetics that have to take insulin all the time. I get these things called "pockets". they are when insulin doesn't get absorbed right away and it sits in between your skin and your fat. Since I have been on the pump ( about 6 months now) I have not had a pocket. a few days ago I changed my injection site like always. But there was a wierd tightness to the area where i had just removed my infusion set from. its been really sore and hot. So I called my primary care dr and asked if i was making a big deal over nothing because I'm pregnant. He wanted to see me right away. He checked it out and told me that we would try antibiotics first but if it didnt clear up we would have to lance it. He also told me to clean the areas where I am going to put my infusion set with peroxide because it cleans better than alcohol ( which is what I normally use). Have any of you ever had a problem like this or is it just me? and I hope the part about peroxide helps because I didnt know that peroxide cleans areas better than alcohol.
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