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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 metforming my urine the next day stinks like gas or burnt rubber what is that?

Urine Odor: 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

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

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

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Excessive passing of gas, constipation and weight loss. Are these symtoms of diabetes?

Excessive passing of gas, constipation and weight loss. Are these symtoms of diabetes?

No: If new....can be related to colon related issue.....wt loss is not a good sign.....colonic malignant tumor need to be ruled out ASAP. ...Read more

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My beau has type 2 diabetes. He has gas all of the time and oily stool, should he be concerned?

My beau has type 2 diabetes.  He has gas all of the time and oily stool, should he be concerned?

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

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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.

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

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Does thirstiest have to be a symptom of diabetes?

Does thirstiest have to be a symptom of diabetes?

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

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Are burning hands a symptom of diabetes?

Are burning hands a symptom of diabetes?

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

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Having type 1 diabetes, is feeling extremely itchy a symptom from it?

Having type 1 diabetes, is feeling extremely itchy a symptom from it?

Only if your: Sugar is way out of control or you have an infection, inflammation, etc. Or a reaction to medication. Work w/your diabetes care team to resolve with. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gestational diabetes symptom and retinal detatchment?

Can you tell me about gestational diabetes symptom and retinal detatchment?

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

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My mum has protein in her urine and she has diabetes. Is it just a symptom of diabetes?

My mum has protein in her urine and she has diabetes. Is it just a symptom of diabetes?

Not 'just a symptom': sign of early damage to kidney

must be monitored
control sugars, blood pressure, cholesterol ...Read more

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Does yellow-colored slight frothy/foamy urine a symptom of diabetes? 27 year old female.

Does yellow-colored slight frothy/foamy urine a symptom of diabetes? 27 year old female.

YELLOW: Yellow is concentrated and foamy can be protein. These should be checked with your doctor if they persist. ...Read more

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Sir, i feel my mouth dry badly every morning when i get up. Is it the symptom of diabetes?

Sir, i feel my mouth dry badly every morning when i get up. Is it the symptom of diabetes?

Maybe but unlikely: It can be although not the most common symptom of diabetes. The only way to know is to test for it. Talk to your physician. The common symptoms of diabetes are excessive thirst, hunger, urination. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See below: I generally advise my patients with neuropathy to refrain from alcohol intake as alcohol is toxic to peripheral nerves (and central nerves) for that matter. Having said that however, it is up to you whether you drink or not. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is extreme weight gain a symptom of diabetes?

Is extreme weight gain a symptom of diabetes?

No: Extreme weight gain can cause type ii diabetes not the other way around. ...Read more

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Could acanthosis nigricans be a symptom of diabetes?

Could acanthosis nigricans be a symptom of diabetes?

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

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Is being overweight always a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

No: All type 2 diabetics are not overweight, although increased weight is a risk factor for developing diabetes. ...Read more

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Can being overweight always a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

Can being overweight always a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

No: But the overwhelming majority of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight. A very few are normal weight or even underweight. That's because type 2 diabetes is generally a disease of Insulin resistance, at least early in it's development. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause the symptom "the chills" or shivering?

How can  diabetes cause the symptom "the chills" or shivering?

May be low glucose: It may be your body's response to falling or low glucose. Use your monitor and always use the actual glucose to determine your response, rather than depending upon symptoms -- unless you have no other choice. ...Read more

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Can wanting to eat a lot of sugar a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

No: Lots of people crave for sugar. Excessive thirst is a sign of diabetes although can be from several other conditions. ...Read more

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What are symptom differences between type 2 diabetes and luekemia?

What are symptom differences between type 2 diabetes and luekemia?

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

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Is there something wrong if I urinate often in the daytime? Is this symptom of diabetes? Thx.

Is there something wrong if I urinate often in the daytime? Is this symptom of diabetes? Thx.

May be: Urinating a lot can be a symptom of diabetes but there area ny other possible causes, and a history, physical, and simple blood/urine test by your pcp can sort it all out for you. ...Read more

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Are smelly farts a symptom of colon cancer?

Are smelly farts a symptom of colon cancer?

Unlikely: Unlikely. Here is a good overview on symptoms to look for related to colon cancer

http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/colorectal-cancer/symptoms-and-signs. ...Read more

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Itching feet and ankles - are these symptom of diabetes?

Itching feet and ankles - are these symptom of diabetes?

Neuropathy: That's an interesting question. I have personally had a very small number of patients complain of itching as an unusual description of diabetic neuropathy. Do you have DM? Is it controlled? Not diagnosed, but a family history?
Regards,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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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?

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

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