I’m also really sensitive to bandaids. Some skin is more
sensitive than other areas, but bandaids can actually make my skin bleed.
When I have blood tests the bandaid hurts more than the
test, and takes a few days to heal. (The refuse to just not cover it.) Normally
they’ll be a perfect outline of the bandaid in red, puffy/sticky skin. The hypo
allergenic tape is worse for me, I get little red dots all over the area of the
Once I went to the physio and she taped up my shoulder,
swearing that she’d never had anyone have a reaction to this tape… It took off so much skin that I actually had
to cover it with non-stick pads and bandages for three days because it was
weeping so much that it was sticking to my clothes.
I’ve just stocked up on the little non stick pads and small
bandages for when I really can’t get by without covering the cut.