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Whats the easiest way to remove adhesive tape ? its hard to get off. would a small amount of baby oil loosen it? it will not touch my cut. do you know or anything else? thank you?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Baby Oil: Baby Oil is indeed the easiest way to get the residual adhesive of bandages off of your skin. Gently massage some baby oil on a cotton ball directly on the affected areas and the tape residue will come right off. You may have to wash the area with a degreasing soap afterwards if you plan on adhering a new bandage to the area.

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