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if you use estrogen patches and are annoyed at the residue that your clothes fabric and the adhesive leaves on your skin, I've got two suggestions for you:

-> use IV dressings overtop of the patches. The dressing adhesive doesn't leave that residue behind
-> use baby oil and a small cotton ball and some elbow grease to get rid of the residue that is already there

@SuricrasiaOnline I have no experience with patches, but, in my experience, baby oil isn't enough for some types of glue (used in some types of band-aid etc). Chlorhexidine or desinfectant alchohol usually does the job, though.

@pcy I haven't tried alcohol. I have just found that baby oil does the trick (I think it just softens it up enough to be rubbed away)

@SuricrasiaOnline @pcy yeah don't read this out of context. It... is very worrisome if you do.

@SuricrasiaOnline This may be what you're referring to, but Tegaderm (yes, it's a brand name, sorry) is relatively inexpensive in quantity and reportedly great at keeping medicine patches on skin. Stays on for a week or so, showerproof, etc.

(And deals with flexing, etc. great: just took one off my knee a couple days ago, had been on for about a week.)

@SuricrasiaOnline That sounds a lot better for the skin than what I’ve done with Goo Gone. I liked the even dosing of a patch for my ADHD meds but gave up on it quickly due to skin irritation.

@SuricrasiaOnline my ADHD meds are in patch form, I’ll keep this in mind

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