Itchy and scratchy

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  1. hammocity

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    Me too pal about 12 years ago, itching everywhere from the arms to the bell end, legs, feet and head. The Doctor said it’s unlikely to be diabetes but that’s what it turned out to be, apparently not that common apart from the genital area. Mine didn’t go fully until a good while after being diagnosed type 2, it seemed to burn itself out.

    The liver needs testing as well as itching is a sign of liver disease. I had the full suite of blood tests and a liver scan to rule out other factors.
     
  2. Goats left knee

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    Christ. Now in typical self diagnosis I think it could be that. What’s life like for you with it? What differences does it make
     
  3. KS55

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    Basic rule for men. Stop being typical male; problem? See the doc. Friend of mine ignored pain.....just died of pancreatic cancer.
     
  4. Fiftyyearsandcounting

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    In truth, it's not too bad. My diabetes is controlled by pills and regular check ups at the doc's. I have cut out a lot of sugar, eg no frosted cereals, no sugar in coffee and such like (you soon get used to it) but I still scoff the odd Eccles cake. I get annual checks on eyesight, that can be affected but for the most part life as normal.
    One good thing though, I got an enhanced private pension annuity because the actuary reckoned I'd have a shorter life span. I'll show the buggers!
     
  5. BlueMoonRisin'

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    MES might self appoint as the Bluemoon doctor and give you advice pal: /

    Good luck on that; )
     
  6. Goats left knee

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    Anti Fungal cream for a week or two. If only I had gone to the docs earlier. The last 6 months have been torture at times
     
  7. karen7

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    That's not bad then,why do you men suffer rather than go to the drs lol
     
  8. Sid C

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    Best keep it away from your little button mushroom mate.
     
  9. Goats left knee

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    You speak from experience?
     
  10. Sid C

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    I wish I did. I’d be able to wear shorts then.
     

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