Removing Adhesive Residue on Skin

Medicated patches, adhesive tape, etc. can leave sticky, hard to remove, residue on your skin. This is a guide about removing adhesive residue on skin.

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Removing a bandaid and leaving behind some adhesive residue.
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Question: Removing Adhesive Residue from Transdermal Patch

By Stewart R. 1 1

Any suggestions regarding the removal of adhesive residue left behind when removing transdermal pain patches? I have been using Soft Soap with pumice like auto mechanics use for their hands, but that does not always remove all the adhesive residue without an extreme amount of scrubbing.
Thanks for any advice.

By Stewart R. from Buffalo, NY

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By Debby 21 90 Flag

March 31, 2010

I've used hand sanitizer to remove glue residue. It works really well.

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thr522587 Flag

March 31, 2010

Skin friendly baby oil, mineral oil, and even vegetable or olive oil and, as already mentioned, use a cotton ball ;-)

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By metroplex 82 416 Flag

May 13, 2010

I use either non acetone nail polish remover or Goo Gone.

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Tip: Remove Adhesive Tape Residue with Baby Oil

By Marilyn 12 7

I had some surgery on a toe and had to use a latex free bandage to wrap it. When I removed the band-aid, I got some of the residue on my thumbnail. I decided to try a drop of baby oil and it came right off.

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