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Is Farting Symptom Of Diabetes
I have diabetes and every time i drink my metforming my urine the next day stinks like gas or burnt rubber what is that?
I have diabetes and every time I drink my metformin my urine the next day stinks like gas or burnt rubber. What is that?
Its likely that the metabolism of the drug is broken down into a sulfur byproduct. This is normal for that medication.
If the smell is bothersome ask to change to another medication. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat fruits and vegetables? Have you recently added a new food to your diet? And how well is your diabetes controlled? First, talk with your doctor about changes in your bowels like this, keep diabetes controlled, and consider a nutrition evaluation. ...Read more
Medication SEs: That sounds like side effects from medications. He can surely talk to his doctor to see if there was something better for him to be on. ...Read more
My mom has high b.P n diabetes.She's having gas trouble too what kind of fruits and veggies can she have can she eat meat n pasta.
Non-starchy veggies: Ask her doctor for referral to diabetic educator and/or nutritionist. She should have a glucometer to measure her body's response to different foods which will tell her exactly how high her sugars get after eating specific amount of specific food. Try to avoid starchy vegetables like regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes & yams should be fine. Brightly or darkly colored veggies are great. Fruit w/skin. ...Read more
No, but can be: Increased thirst can be a symptom of diabetes as the high sugar concentration alerts the brain to make you feel thirsty in an attempt to "dilute" the blood sugar. But, it does not always need to be present in all cases of diabetes. If concerned for diabetes, see your dr. For a simple blood test and exam. Best wishes. ...Read more
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Not common: It is not common to get diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment from gestational diabetes. It is still possible to get a retinal detachment from any other cause. Symptoms of retinal detachment include flashing lights, many new floaters, and a dark curtain that comes across your vision. Any of these symptoms require urgent evaluation by a specialist eye MD. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my mum has protein in her urine and she has diabetes is it just a symptom of diabetes or something please help?
Proteinuria: Protein in the urine is diagnostic of diabetic kidney disease in people with diabetes. Protein in urine can increase risk of complications such as stroke, heart attacks, nerve and eye problems. If found early, the protein loss in the urine can be reversed. However, if the protein loss is substantial, the disease will progress and complications are likely to follow. She needs to see her doctor. ...Read more
I have type two diabetes with mild neuropathy as my only symptom. I am not overweight. Like to have wine before dinner. Told to eat something before?
Sir, During my regular health check up my blood sugar was found to be 125 (RBS). But latr again i checked it was 86 (BF)& 98 (AF).?Symptom of diabetes?
Diagnose diabetes: Tp diagnose diabetes mellitus once must undergo a glucose tolerance test. In addition fructosamine or hemoglobin A1C levels can be checked. A slightly elevated RBS may not have much significance depending on it's timing and what you ate prior to the blood test; hence the need for more thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Acanthosis nigricans could be a sign of obesity related Insulin resistance which is also seen in people with type 2 diabetes. Some medications like growth hormones or birth control pills can also cause acanthosis nigricans. With weight loss and control of diabetes and blood sugar, a lot of times the condition resolves. ...Read more
A few differences: While both disease can cause fatigue, weight loss, frequent infection, people with leukemia are more likely to have fever, night sweat, easy bruising or bleeding, swollen lymph nodes... People with diabetes are more likely to have frequent thirst, frequent urination... Sometimes, both won't have any symptoms and is found on routine blood tests. ...Read more
Told a major symptom of gestational diabetes is a lot of weight gain. Did that pop star who got really huge have it?
Don't think so: Not necessarily. And in my expertise not so. ...Read more
After walk friend's pulse got 130 & took an hr to come 96.Has diabetes & stents were put in heart 10 years ago.Can it be cardio again.No other symptom?
Fast pulse: This is an abnormal reaction to the activity you performed, and the recovery time was too prolonged and possibly incomplete as 96 is an abnormally fast heart rate at rest. With your history and this situation, I feel a cardiologist should evaluate your cardiac status and current treatment. ...Read more