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Blood from site

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by Ndiggs, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Ndiggs

    Ndiggs Approved members

    Nov 9, 2011
    We did a site change yesterday on Olivia and for the first time since we started pumping almost a year ago, it bleed quite a bit after we took the site out. We have had some minor bleeding before, especially if she was wiggling while I took the site out, but this actually BLED, so much I put a band-aid on her little tummy.

    Anyone else have any experiences with anything like this? She is also bruising a lot more lately, but her platelets, hemoglobin and clotting factors all come back good...

    Maybe I am over thinking this, but I don't like my little girl to bleed anymore than she has to.
  2. danielsmom

    danielsmom Approved members

    Jul 18, 2011
    Well I"m not on a pump yet...but I hate when I draw blood giving his tummy shots...hopefully folks here give you some good answers..
  3. Butterfly Betty

    Butterfly Betty Approved members

    Dec 8, 2010
    On Tuesday, Sophie had a site that did that, but only for a minute. An hour later, you could hardly tell. Made her nervous, though.
  4. etringali

    etringali Approved members

    Mar 27, 2008
    that happened to us tonight. My son removed his pod, and we got a fountain. cannula must've been in a vein/capillary. took a good 5 minutes to get it to stop.

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