Folks on the internet seem to suggest using baby oil or petroleum jelly to help remove the sticky residue left from the old pump site. Baby oil would certainly be good for dry skin and petroleum jelly for perhaps less dry areas. Try either one or both and let us know what you think!
I'm one who uses the baby oil technique on a cotton ball. It still takes some rubbing, but I like the results.
If I'm going to insert my new set close to the one I'm taking off, I have to be sure I get all the oil off, too! Otherwise the new set won't stick so well.
Mostly, I use the technique of leaving my old set in at least for a few hours after inserting the new set. That way, if I have a problem I have a temp. backup available. With this technique, I remove the goo several hours later when I remove the set.
WE USE A PRODUCT CALLED UNUN-I -SOLVE. YOU CAN GET IT FROM THE PUMP COMPANY OR THE PHARMANCY. IT REMOVES THE STICKY STUFF AND CONDITIONS THE SKIN. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO RUB HARD. MY DAUGHTER ALSO TAKES A BATH OR A SHOWER OR SOAKS THE OLD SITE WITH A WASH CLOTH TO LOOSEN IT ANDIT COMES OFF MUCH EASIER THAT WAY.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.