A bump from my pump?

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AMM
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Date Joined Dec 2006
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   Posted 1/30/2007 6:38 AM (GMT -6)   
As you know I am new to pumping.  I just changed my infusion site and noticed I have a little bump where the cannula was. (pea size)  It isn't red, sore, warm or anything.  What is it?  Is it insulin under my skin?  How long until it goes away.  I haven't noticed it before. 
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.  Shouldn't I be invincible by now?


Jeannie143
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   Posted 1/31/2007 7:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Wow AMM, I have no knowledge about pumps... Maybe a quick call to the nurse at your doctor's office is in order?
~ Jeannie
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- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


AMM
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 234
   Posted 1/31/2007 8:38 AM (GMT -6)   
I have a confession to make.  The bump went away and I now know what caused it.  Please only laugh a moderate amount at me.  It was the imprint left by the infusion set! 

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.  Shouldn't I be invincible by now?


Jeannie143
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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 6056
   Posted 1/31/2007 8:48 AM (GMT -6)   
No laughing here... That pump is a direct open line into your body and you are smart to be aware and alert to it's goings on. Glad you figured it out.
~ Jeannie
Forum Moderator/Diabetes & Fibromyalgia
~Please remember that 50% of all doctors graduated in the bottom half of their class!
Yours may be one of them...

"People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun's out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light within."
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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