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Lower Leg Rash Diabetes
See a physician: Many possibilties exist. Your situation is one that needs a physician evaluation rather urgently. A good history, physical exam, lab work and possible drainage of the joint swelling will likely produce the diagnosis or at least narrow the possibilities and allow for appropriate treatment measures. ...Read more
Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more
No real answer: Best is any change in color or texture of the skin. ...Read more
No: It is difficult ot evaluate a rash only from an email, and there are subtle changes that you can see in person that a two dimensional image misses. You also may need to skin biopsy for diagnosis. If this persists and does not respond to over the counter products see dermatologist before this becomes worse. ...Read more
These rashes may or: may not be related. I suggest you see dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Staph: Sounds like a staphylococcus or strep infection. Go have that treated. And yes, it is contagious. ...Read more
My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?
Pain, swollen legs: You must take him to see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. He may be sent to another section after his doctor has seen him. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
6 month old with eczema with weeping neck and leg rash. Atm, bf and feeding rice cereal, fruits and veggies.Any advice what to do?
Severe eczema: Weeping rash in this young age should be seen in an office and best to see ur pediatrician and ask for a referral to a dermatologist. Also they now have blood tests for allergen testing so you do not have to wait for the baby tog et older for skin testing to see what measures will help with the eczema. ...Read more
Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever i brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash. ?
See an allergist: People have reported some reactions to different brands and strengths of toothpastes. I have never heard of toothbrush allergies, but anything is possible. Try brushing without the toothpaste to help determine if there is a reaction. Also, try placing some toothpaste on your tongue or brushing with your finger to see about the toothbrush allergy. Any other allergic reactions to other things? ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more