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  • Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Adhesive Pad
  • Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Adhesive Pad

    • Provides cushioned protection to minor burns, scrapes, cuts and abrasions
    • Strong adhesive stays on during water activities
    • Absorbent pad wicks fluid and doesn't stick to your wound
    • Conforms comfortably to your skin and moves with you during activity
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    Ideal for waterproof protection of wounds such as cuts, minor burns, abrasions and scrapes

    • Provides cushioned protection to minor burns, scrapes, cuts and abrasions
    • Strong adhesive stays on during water activities
    • Absorbent pad wicks fluid and doesn't stick to your wound
    • Conforms comfortably to your skin and moves with you during activity
    • Breathable design provides lasting comfort
    • Great for use during exercise
    • Convenient design can be worn up to four days
    • Made in the USA
    • Package contents: 4
    • Size: 3 x 4
    • Color: tan
    • Not made with natural rubber latex
    Attribute Name
    Product Type
    Pads with Adhesive
    Sizes Available
    4 ct. (Cat# AWP34): Dressing Size: 3" x 4"; Pad Size: 1-9/16" x 2-5/8"
    Use For
    Waterproof protection of cuts, minor burns, abrasions and scrapes
    Customer Reviews
    Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Adhesive Pad is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 57.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly waterproof! I just wanted to say a quick thank you to Nexcare. I started PD dialysis about a year ago and have been unable to find anything reliable to keep my catheter site dry. I had been putting off my vacation, for fear of getting it wet and infected. I tried the 6x6 absolute waterproof pads in the shower first, and then submerged myself in the bath as well. And they truly work! Not one drop of water, no moisture buildup inside the bandage, nothing. I took them on vacation with me and I was able to spend hours in and out of the water without worry. I'm so grateful, and so are my kids now that mom can join them in the pool! - Thanks again
    Date published: 2017-04-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great on elbows I'm clumsy. This creates me having bruises and cuts on knees & elbows quite often. I've tried several different bandages when my clumsiness has won and have found the Nexcare Active knee/elbow bandages and these larger bandages to work great. They are comfortable to wear, don't stand out with the tan color and I can keep them on for days without them peeling or itching. Great job on these!
    Date published: 2011-07-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from True To Its Name! I just bought this product and I went swimming for over three hours in a river and it did not move or peel up or anything like that and it kept my wound completely dry! Before applying the pad I thoroughly cleaned and gently exfoliated the skin where the adhesive part would be sticking (DO NOT DO THIS TO THE WOUND OR INJURED AREA, ONLY THE SURROUNDING UNDAMAGED SKIN), to make sure the adhesive would bond perfectly to the undamaged clean skin. If used properly this product is completely waterproof for long amounts of time 3+ hours. I haven't tried it past three hours yet.
    Date published: 2017-08-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nexcare Bandages are AWESOME! I came across your bandages a while back and I've never looked at another brand again. Well, okay, I tried some other brand ONE time and it was so awful compared to yours that I threw the whole box away. What a waste of money. I have 2 boys and good grief, if they're not getting injured everytime I turn around. I keep Nexcare in the bathroom, kitchen, car and purse. They STICK where they're suppose to and don't where they're not. Love them :)
    Date published: 2011-05-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for stitches I used these bandages to cover some stitches I needed to protect while working. I am a metal artist. These bandages helped keep my wound clean and protected while working with metal dust, acid, and then cleaning up afterwards. They were perfect for keeping me dry when showering or swimming. Perfect for maintaining your lifestyle. Truly a fantastic product. I recommend these to everyone, especially when you need to maintain a tight seal around the wound. As a side note, Nexcare's customer service was very helpful when I had questions. A great company & product.
    Date published: 2015-05-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product I bought this for my granddaughter she was playing in the water and it did not come off
    Date published: 2016-09-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is awesome an really works After having a major surgery ,I needed the optimal waterproof bandage that did not stick to my incisions. I tried four other major brands ,they stuck and did not keep the incision dry at all. This lead to infection and the need for maximum protection. I picked up this box at walmart on a whim ,it was the best ever. They kept dry and came off very easily . Now forever and aways this is my brand . Love ,Love,Love it.
    Date published: 2011-06-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from an absolutely Waterproof dressing I suffered a laceration to my back that required 7 stitches to close. I had a planned fishing trip and needed a waterproof dressing if I intended on going fishing. I purchased a box of Necare waterproof bandages and applied one. I was amazed that the dressing remained on and sealed and provided a completely waterproofed wound throughout 7 hours of changing live baits, removing fish from hooks and then cleaning my catch. When I finished cleaning the fish my hands were covered in fish guts, blood, scales and water. I removed the Nexcare dressing and to my amazement the only area of my hand that remained dry and free from fish blood was the wound site which was absolutely spotless and bone dry. I was able to enjoy a full day of fishing without ever worrying about my wound and I now keep a bunch of Nexcare bandages in my tackle box for future mishaps and future fishing trips!
    Date published: 2011-05-18
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    CAUTION: If there are signs of infection such as fever, pain, redness, swelling, itching, rash or burning, consult a health care provider.
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