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Insect bite

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by tbird37, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. tbird37

    tbird37 Type 2 · Active Member

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    This might sound like a daft question. Insect bite I always have just a small bite but since I've been diagnosed t2 if I get a bit now six times the size and symptoms seem to last a lot longer is this normal.


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  2. mollycat1

    mollycat1 Type 2 · Member

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    yes - I seem to be like that too ! Perhaps we taste nice !(Got a burn from the oven and that seems to be taking ages to heal as well)
    On a more serious note I think we should be more careful and caring for our bodies - looking after our skin and feet etc. - checking for bites etc. (and get some Germoline !)
     
  3. tbird37

    tbird37 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Yer did that but been day and half now and still the same usually gone by now.


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  4. Brunneria

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    My healing rate has been slowing down gradually too (everything from burns to stiffness after exercise). I've just assumed it was age (am 47).

    Regarding insect bites - I have always been delicious, apparently. Not sure why. Sugar in blood? Lack of B vitamins (they say supplementing with brewers yeast helps make you bite-resistant).

    Or is it just that our bodies react more to the chemicals in the bite and we notice them more?
     
  5. tbird37

    tbird37 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Well now day seven still got the rash and stlll itchy if still there by Wednesday will tell nurse on my yearly check up ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1396815563.146394.jpg


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  6. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Go to the docs! You might need some antihistamine or antibiotics! Get better soon! X
     
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    amazinmo Type 2 · Member

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    for years always got bitten when abroad and joked 'its my sweet blood' then 2 years was diagnosed type 2 and now i KNOW i have sweet blood
     
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