Does this happen to anyone else? I will have a pain in my abdomen and think ouch my pump site is bothering me and reach down and it is not even where my pump site is located. I sometimes think I have what I call phantom site pain.
I don't have a pump. But the same happens to me with my DexCom 7+ sites. I am very protective of the sites because I don't want to rip the sensor off and I also don't want to sleep on the sites. Only to realize that the sensor is no longer where I thought it was.
Yes!! I have been wondering about this for a while!! And I call it the same thing, phantom site. It is the strangest thing. It happens to both my pump and sensor sites, but mostly my sensor sites. My pump sites I am very comfortable with and don't think about it much, but my sensor site I am also very protective of and I feel that it is really fragile so the 'phantom site' happens a lot.
Yep, this has happened to me. Do you find it's usually in approximately the same spot? I have one spot in my left abdomen that feels that way whenever I have a site on that side...even it it's nowhere near the "sore" spot. And the odd thing is...that spot is never sore unless I have a site in on that side. It's not only phantom site pain, it's apparently a complete phantom!
Add me to the list of people who also have this. Sometimes I'll bend over to put my shoes on or something and feel a sharp pain (not very intense) and check to see if my infusion set is being pulled on only to find out it's on the other side of my stomach.
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