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Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by Farrowlily, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. Farrowlily

    Farrowlily Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone got a bit of a strange one having trouble with my skin on my arms feel really prickly like a lot of needles itchy and sore was given epimax by docs but seems to activate it any ideas
     
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    Sani Thomas Type 2 · Guest

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    Same here. At times during the day I have a pricking persistent itchiness either on my upper arms or my legs. It is hard to ignore, but after a while it settles until it appears again some time later. Can't associate it with anything.
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I got terrible itching all around my body and upper arms and down the side of my legs when taking Metformin and a statin. It went away within days of stopping the tablets but I had to keep my nails really short for weeks or I would find weals when I woke up.
     
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    Farrowlily Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your replies I think I'm going to have to mention it to the doctor I take 1000 metformin a day but have been on them a long time fingers crossed they can help
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I get severe burning itch in my upper arms occasionally. It's in my bones, like fire sometimes!
    I was prescribed antihistamines, but sometimes that is not enough!
    Putting ice on the affected area does work (sometimes!)
     
  6. Farrowlily

    Farrowlily Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That sounds the same as me honestly the strange things that come with this diabetes
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Not diabetic, but it is asymptomatic with blood glucose levels!
     
  8. Farrowlily

    Farrowlily Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah that makes sense then got to keep them under control thanks
     
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