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A 34-year-old member asked:

Could i have diabetes if my skin takes a long time to heal?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possibly: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it.
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Many things may cause delayed healing including Diabetes.
Dec 5, 2018

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