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i am diabetic and i have harden knots in my legs

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Diabetes: Tingling/numbness in feet, cuts/bruises that are slow to heal, loss of feelings in feet due to neuropathy, and dry skin which may peel or crack.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Many: Most typical are pins and needles, numbness, tingling, shooting pains, most commonly in both limbs at same time, often initially only at night, the ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See your doc: I recommend visiting your family physician to better determine the underlying cause of your ailment. Wishing you the very best!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Back and leg problems are common in diabetics. Kidney problems can occur with diabetes but are usually silent (no symptoms) and must be checked out b ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lumbar radiculopathy: or lumbar disc/nerve root irritation or compression. Get seen adap. You may need nerve conduction studueus and an MRI of your lumbar spine.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In light of this : Please advise your physician.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NO.: Diabetics can get kidney problems and also have low back pain + leg pain, but the latter occurring do not cause or are from a kidney problem. Coincide ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You need to see: Yur doctor for further evaluation. It is possible you have a vitamin/mineral deficiency. It is not uncommon for a diabetic to have low magnesium in th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koslow
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Too many factors: I have seen gas gangrene develop in 18 hours. Other gangrene can take longer. Give me more info.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pain: Two things: 1: You need a referral to a Neurologist, and soon! 2: I simply don't like the term "type 2 diabetic". No you are not "diabetic" - you have ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Diabetics heal the same as everybody else. When the have vascular insufficiency or neurotropic ulcers they have special healing issues. Is the itch go ... Read More

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