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I am 25. The colour of my knuckles has darkened a lot, feel very thirsty and tired, drink coke, a lot and also add too much salt and spice to my food.

By Anonymous August 31, 2014 - 10:27pm
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Was informed by a frnd it's Diabetes...Have lot of mental stress and anxiety..Have not tested so far for Diabetes..? Am Indian...am unmarried...Just finished Education...am working part time...Please advise

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Hi Anon

Thank you for your question! 

Your symptoms may well be due to diabetes. 

Symptoms include:

  • Weight loss
  • Increased urination
  • Extreme thirst
  • Hunger
  • Fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Irritability
  • Frequent or recurring infections
  • Poor wound healing
  • Angina
  • Painful leg cramps when walking
  • Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  • In women: frequentvaginal yeast infections
  • Problems with gums
  • Itching
  • Impotence

Anon, it's extremely important that you get a medical evaluation. You may not have diabetes, you may have another condition that needs treatment. But untreated diabetes can be very dangerous or even fatal. Will you see a doctor as soon as possible and keep us posted?



September 1, 2014 - 6:49am
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