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I have spots of rash covering two or three square inches on my legs, could they be related to diabetes, I have never been diagnosed. 44 male?

I have spots of rash covering two or three square inches on my legs, could they be related to diabetes, I have never been diagnosed. 44 male?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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I have blue spots in my legs?

I have blue spots in my legs?

Blue spots: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What are diabetes symptoms in the legs?

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What are diabetes symptoms in the legs?

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. ...Read more

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Why in diabetes the legs hurt?

Why in diabetes the legs hurt?

Neuropathy &/or PAD: Two common conditions that effect the legs can occur with diabetes. Neuropathy: nerve damage that typically causes numbness, tingling, and burning in the feet & peripheral arterial disease: blocked arteries in the legs that can cause muscle pain with walking and can contribute to diabetic foot ulcers and poor wound healing. Also consider muscle pain from statin drugs to treat high cholesterol. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown spots in my legs?

Why do I get brown spots in my legs?

I don't know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I remove age spots on legs?

How can I remove age spots on legs?

See dermatologist: Quin,. Cream, cryotherapy, nothing if you conk' mind them, they are not dangerous. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Wouldn't be able: To accurately diagnose this with this amount of info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Skin spots: Several possibilities. Best to have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

Absolutely: Peripheral neuropathy, the fancy doctor words for abnormal nerve function in the extremities, is a well-known side effect of diabetes. That's why diabetics have to pay special attention to their feet and legs. You can develop nerve problems and injure yourself and not even not i ...Read more

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How does diabetes cause people to lose a foot or a leg?

How does diabetes cause people to lose a foot or a leg?

Infection: An infection can develop in people who have diabetes and open wounds. If these wounds go untreated they can lead to amputations. The most common cause of amputation in diabetics is neuropathy and poor circulation. If you think you have problem with your feet and you are diabetic seek medical attention by a board certified podiatric surgeon. Visit www.Eastpennfoot. Com for more info. ...Read more

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I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

Too many options: This could describe normal "age spots" to brusing to varicose veins to melanoma (not likely) to a systemic disorder.
Best bet. See you doctor and sleep well knowing what this really is. ...Read more

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Remedy for baby's dark spots in legs got from insects bites?

Don't worry: They will fade over months to a year. There is no need to treat them. If the skin is dry, you can use a moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more

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Why do I have flat brown spots all over my back and upper leg?

Hard to say : Without seeing them, but sound like benign spots called keratosis thst are a result of sun exposure and come out as you get older. ...Read more

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Diabetes-can you experience a warm sensation in your leg or feet?

Diabetes-can you experience a warm sensation in your leg or feet?

Yes: Diabetics are at increased risk of peripheral neuropathy, which can manifest with numbness, tingling, sharp pain, warm or cold feeling, or loss of sensation. It is directly related to the control of blood sugar and number of years with diabetes. Have your doctor check your hemoglobin a1c and do a neurological exam. ...Read more

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What to do if I have brown spots in between my legs please help!!?

What to do if I have brown spots in between my legs please help!!?

Need dx first: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have these brown freckle like spots all o ver my ankle and leg atra?

I have these brown freckle like spots all o ver my ankle and leg atra?

Need a visual...: Unfortunately, without visualizing the "spots" I cannot comment. Please have someone look at them and then you can get a proper(and hopefully correct) answer. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my. Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

I have red spots on my. Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

See a dermatologist: Skin lesions must be seen and examined in order to be accurately diagnosed. Sorry, but cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more

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My dad has diabetes his legs are all chapped and getting dark. Is this serious?

My dad has diabetes his legs are all chapped and getting dark. Is this serious?

See your doctor: Lots of diabetics have weak veins which can cause stasis dermatitis and weeping ulcers. This is a benign condition and we typically use compression stockings. Other things to consider include cellulitis (skin infection) and most importantly peripheral vascular disease (blockage of leg arteries). Infection and pvd can be serious. I would recommend having him see the dr. to diagnose it asap. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Unlikely: Typically, not- that sounds more like a rash. Cellulitis tends to be more of a diffuse redness of the affected area. ...Read more

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I'm scared I have super dry spots all over my body even between my legs. It's itchy?

I'm scared I have super dry spots all over my body even between my legs. It's itchy?

Dry spots: Dryness of skin can be due to environment, lack of oil in the diet, or a skin condition, or if itchy from low B 12. Please see you doctor for a proper diagnosis and help. Please avoid any skin lotion containing alcohol. That will dry the skin more. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why am i getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

Why am i getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

Need pics : It would be nice to see some pictures of this purplish spots could be bruises could be a sign of early infection to be signs of vascular vein problems this post some pictures. Try adding an image through health tap. ...Read more

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I have dry itching round spots that are only on my legs for 2 weeks what could these be?

I have dry itching round spots that are only on my legs for 2 weeks what could these be?

Eczema: The cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
allergies, asthma, atopic dermatitis, it is relatively common, and most often occurs in the winter.
Several things may make the condition worse, including:
dry skin, environmental irritants, stress, temperature changes,. ...Read more

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Iam male 61 yrs. I have white spots on my leg chest and back. Pl suggest remedy. Thank you?

Hard to say: Without seeing the "white spots" you are talking about. For all you know it could just be normal physiologic changes in the skin. But, if you are concerned, please consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Will my dark, velvety diabetes type 2 spots go away if I lose weight? If not, what can I do?

Will my dark, velvety diabetes type 2 spots go away if I lose weight? If not, what can I do?

Most likely yet: Acanthosis nigricans, the dark spots you're explaining in most instances is a sign of Insulin resistance and high blood sugar in obese and diabetic individuals and with weight loss and control of blood sugar goes away. If it's due to another condition like growth hormone intake, birth control pill or genetics, then unless the condition is treated, it won't go away, i.e. In genetic cases it won't. ...Read more