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blemishes on my legs

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by foxyccc, May 21, 2013.

  1. foxyccc

    foxyccc · Member

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    I have been type 2 for nearly three years and in that time I have noticed that I have some blemishes on my legs that are not going away, they are not ulcers. I have three marks on my legs that I believe that possiblly started off as insect bites, and whereas normally you get an angry area around the bite, this has remained under the skin. It appears red under the skin. If I press the area the redness goes away,

    I noticed that I had a large area on my inner thigh about 4" round that hasnt gone away and again if you press it the redness goes away, it is almost if there is blood underneath. I have shown these to the diabetic nurse and the doctor and they say it is to do with the diabetes. What are these marks and how do I get rid of them. They do not hurt, they are marks just under the skin there is nothing on top of the skin. They are quite unsightly and people comment on them if they see them.

    Any advice on this?
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