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Large painful bruises on legs after insulin is injected - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can i help u
User :   i have lots of medical problems but recently my diabetes has got worse
User :   when i inject insulin i get large painful bruises on my legs

Doctor :   ok
User :   my legs swell a lot and re tender when i touch them
User :   the pain sometimes spreads to my lower legs, and causes painful cramping in my lower legs
User :   is there anything that can be done to help the cramping?

Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   how many are yu daibetic
User :   im insulin dependent diabetic but im 16
Doctor :   wat was the last sugar levels

User :   it was low, something like 2.4

Doctor :   did yu check the glycosalated hemoglobin
User :   no
Doctor :   its better go get this test done

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