The Cath Dry dressing is designed, if used properly, to prevent water from coming into contact with your catheter and exit site while showering or swimming. Follow all instructions carefully. Cath Dry is more effective when applied by a dialysis nurse under sterile conditions The dressing is not guaranteed to reduce or prevent infection but may prevent contamination of the catheter with bacteria when used properly. Catheter and exit site infections can occur for many known and unknown reasons. The dressing in not intended for application over an infected catheter or exit site. In the event you experience any signs of infection as described by your physician, contact your physician immediately. In no event shall Cath Dry, PC. be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special consequential damages, to property or life, whatsoever arising out of or connected with the use or misuse of its products.