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Unread 11-10-2011, 08:56 PM
Vivelle-dot patch

Hi Girls! I am 5 weeks post-op, have been on the vivelle-dot patch since leaving the hospital. I like the way it is working, but I have one concern... it leaves a sticky residue on my skin after I remove it. I scrub with warm water and soap in the shower, but some of it still stays around. Any advice for getting the sticky off your skin?
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Unread 11-10-2011, 09:21 PM
Re: Vivelle-dot patch

I use Goo Gone on a cotton pad to remove the extra adhesive, but they also make (expensive) special adhesive removal pads that you can buy at hospital supply stores. After I use the Goo Gone I wipe the area with alcohol and let it air dry.

I hope this helps.

s,
-Linda
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Unread 11-11-2011, 01:12 PM
Re: Vivelle-dot patch

little alcohol pads work great.
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Unread 11-11-2011, 05:20 PM
Re: Vivelle-dot patch

alcohol pads or baby oil works for me.
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Unread 11-12-2011, 10:13 AM
Re: Vivelle-dot patch

Me personally, I was never able to get all the residue off with just rubbing alcohol. I have hyper-sensitive skin so I've been using a product called Detachol, which I understand is used in pediatric cases where lots of bandages, etc, have to be used. I figured if it was gentle enough for kids, maybe it would work for me...and it has. I just put a little on a cotton pad, rub and then shower off. Before I put a new patch on, I clean the area with rubbing alcohol and let it dry. It's worked well for me for 3 1/2 years now.
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Unread 11-13-2011, 01:53 PM
Re: Vivelle-dot patch

Thanks for all the advice girls! The rubbing alcohol works pretty good, but I will look into Detachol. The vivelle dot is worth the trouble. I had the generic patch at the hospital, it was like a large, foam disk. Horrible! This is worth getting the sticky off.
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