• Russ Newton

Here is a picture of my feeding tube.

I hope you can appreciate why I desire a button access vs. this dangling 16 inches of tube hanging out of my body. And please note, I am not hairless around the site, I do shave it after learning that changing the dressing each day requires pulling very sticky tape off your body every day. And it hurts when your pulling hair. So I shave the area down every couple of days. Too much information? Probably. But who cares at this point? Russ

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