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Is Medical Tape Skin-friendly?


Medical tape can come in handy in various situations, and different types of medical tape are suitable for different applications. When using a portable first aid kit, using a one-size-fits-all approach will help save valuable space and reduce weight, helping to meet a broader range of needs. Fuluo Medical provides different types of surgical tape, contact us for more medical tape China info!


Ⅰ. What is the medical tape?

 
Medical tape is a medical device specially designed to be used directly on the skin to fix wounds or other first aid. The tape used in medical needs to be safe for the skin, easy to use, and strong enough to ensure it functions when pulled, bent, or wet. Different types of medical tape can be used in various situations.


Ⅱ. Is tape used in medical friendly to the skin?

 
Most medical tapes such as flexible fabric medical tape are considered skin-friendly. For example, the hypoallergenic medical tape can be used directly on the skin. However, before using the new medical tape, you should read the product description and perform a skin test. When you receive the medical tape, please test the medical tape on a small piece of skin that has not come into contact with the medical equipment or infection. Leave the tape in place and check how your skin reacts to it before applying it to a larger area or injury. Everyone's experience is different, and something marked as "skin-friendly" doesn't mean it will be 100% effective for everyone.
 
Starting from the edge of the medical tape, gently apply the adhesive remover along the edge until the tape begins to loosen from the skin. Continue to do this until the bandage is completely loosened. Be patient, and don't pull the bandage. Using the glue remover can avoid damaging the skin, so please take your time and let the glue remover do the job for you. After removing the bandage from the skin, gently slide the adhesive remover back and forth over the area to remove any remaining medical tape adhesive. After removing the stickiness, wash the area with mild soap and water. Before using a kinesio tape nylon, make sure to dry the application area thoroughly.
 

Ⅲ. The use of tape used in medical 


The purpose of medical tape: to fix the gauze in place to prevent cuts or burns; to prevent abrasions on the feet, nipples or inner thighs; to fix the SAM splint. After removal, it tears the foam from the splint; butterfly stitches are used to close the incision to prevent scarring; many other non-medical uses.


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