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Tue Jan 24 02:39:27 EST 2012

hello, i've diabetic for 30 years, last year i got a small brown patch in my right leg and than it got like the size of a quater, than a few days
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later i had 4 more in different spot. they don't hurt or itch don;t know what they are. i weight 250 lbs. thank you
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2012-01-24 18:30:17.0

There are some skin conditions that people with diabetes are more susceptible to. This could be a type of contact dermatitis or bacterial or fungal in nature. I would definitely have your doctor take a look to make sure you get a correct diagnosis. Sometimes a culture from the area can be taken.
Answered By: susan sloane
Accreditations: B.S.,Rph.,C.D.E.,Nutritionist
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