Re: Numbness on top of foot?
- From: "Julie Bove" <juliebove@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 06:53:26 -0700
"W. Baker" <wbaker@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Julie Bove <juliebove@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
: I had thought of diabetes because she had darkened skin which I thought
: might be Acanthosis Negricans, a sign of insulin resistance. However
: darkened skin wasn't necessarily in the same spots as it would be with
: And as it turns out, it scrubs away nicely with some effort. Up until
: she refused to scrub hard enough to make a difference. And she loves to
: wear black shirts which seem to have dye that leeches onto the skin.
: The Dr. said to me that numbness wasn't usually a first symptom of
: But when I told him it was with me, he hopped right on it.
: If she does have it, it would most likely be type 2 and not type 1. She
: does not seem to have any symptoms of that.
: She was complaining today of itchy skin and it does appear to be dry.
: she was complaining of a headache and stomach pains, which I googled and
: that they are a sign of diabetes in children, but not necessarily
: However... I woke up this morning with what I thought was a migraine
: it's not gone. For me they usually last a good three days. Sometimes
: I promptly threw up the two bites of cottage cheese I ate as well as my
: morning pills. Grrr...
: I feel fine now but hungry. I was fearful to eat dinner. I had planned
: make lasagna and the spinach wasn't going to keep much longer. So I
: anyway. Both of us ate very little of it and mainly just the rice
: She wasn't hungry either and that is just not like her. She is one of
: kids who is hungry all the time!
: So I think we have some sort of less than 24 bug or something. I hope
: will wake up and feel better because she simply can not miss any more
At this point, both of you are stressed and tht can lead to all kinds of
symptoms including loss of appetite(tigh stomach from worries).
I am no doctor and can't diagnose, but remeber that stress will bring on
symptoms. ( I am not talking about her foot, which started this
I hope it all straightens out soon, for both your sakes.
I was sick prior to going to the Dr. Not sure about her. But thanks!