I've scanned several topics and didn't see this one so if it is a repeat I apologize. About 10 years ago my left leg began breaking out with red welts that itched but burned when i scratched or just rubbed them, then it started on the right leg. My primary care physician sent me to a dermatologist and he diagnosed me with NLD
Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum. Here is a webpage on the condition:
Anyway, I was NOT diabetic and couldn't understand what this condition was. They did a biopsy of one of the spots, which turned into a lesion which spread like wildfire after that. For 2yrs I kept receiving cortisone injections directly into the spots which were growing together and making one large spot. The skin was peeling off in layer after layer and more and more lesions were opening up about 2 1/2 yrs into it I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes 9 months after our daughter was born I did not have gestational diabetes with the pregnancy. Well here it is nearly 7yrs after becoming diabetic and while we were moving back in december i banged my leg on a piece of furniture and it hurt so bad i cried, now here it is 3 wks later and i now have a lesion where i banged my leg and all hell has broken loose again. I cannot wear shorts in public because where the old lesions healed i have huge dents in my legs and big holes that never filled back in. Yes, I'm being treated for it all over again but the scarring is horrific. I just wonder if anyone else has this same condition and what their experiences are with it please.
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