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Old 03-08-2005, 10:37 PM   #1
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Question How to get out the EEG glue?

My sister had some seizures from taking demoral. Dr ordered a EEG just to make sure that was the cause. The probes were attached with some kind of glue, 2 different tubes mixed together. The glue is stuck in her hair,, short of cutting it does anyone have any suggestions to get it out.. Thank You

 
Old 03-09-2005, 04:14 AM   #2
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

fingernail polish remover and combing.

washing your hair MULTIPLE times helps as well.

apply the fingernail polish remover directly on where the glue is using COTTON BALLS, let is sit very briefly, then try to comb it out if it can lighten the hold of the glue; and wash hair with shampoo. REPEAT process as needed.

USUALLY this is a pretty good remedy.

Unless others have been found better ways around...

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BTW, I say apply it that manner to try and avoid irritation to your hair and more of the scalp. Other substances may work as well (isopropa may work) but they could irritate or be annoying more I think.

You could also try letting the shampoo SIT IN for a few minutes before washing it out and see if that helps loosen it.

good luck getting MOST of it out... all is not a guarentee right away.

 
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Old 03-09-2005, 09:53 AM   #3
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

Thank you for your quick reply. I will let my sister know. Sounds like shes not the only one whos had this problem.

 
Old 03-09-2005, 10:01 AM   #4
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

Hi - I have medium-length hair and what I did was shampoo my head up in the shower and just leave the suds on there while I got out, brushed my teeth, got dressed, etc. Rinsed with warm water several times and almost all of it came out.

 
Old 03-09-2005, 11:00 AM   #5
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

Also consider trying some vegetable oil on the scap and let it sit and warm to the body's temp. Then wash & comb with shampoo.
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Old 03-09-2005, 08:02 PM   #6
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

Have ya tried acetone. Thats what they used on me in the hospital to get mine out. The finger nail polish also works

 
Old 03-10-2005, 01:03 PM   #7
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Re: How to get out the EEG glue?

hello, I always wash my daughters hair at the hospital right after the eeg I fing if it doesn't dry there to long it is easier to get off

 
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