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Re: [IPk] strange rash

Hi Nanette, I too have a similar rash which initially my Gp treated as 
cellulitis ie with antibiotics. it was very sore and tender to touch. The 
antibiotics helped but my lower legs are mostly red now and as you describe 
change from pink to red but never goes. I showed it to my consultant once 
vut he was not particularly interested and did not think it was DM related. 
I have severe oedema in both legs (worse in my left) which is supposedly due 
to neuropathy . I think I may ask for a dermatological referral just to 
confirm why it never really goes as I have just completed another course of 
antibiotics which have not been as efficient. Sorry its not much help. There 
was an article on Medscape ages ago about a skin condition which was 
diabetes related and I thought was similar but I cannot remember what it was 
Type 1 44yrs Minimed 508 almost 3


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