advertisement
 

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team
Question:

From Warwick, Rhode Island, USA:

My three year old son has two of the symptoms of diabetes is being tested. I was wondering if irritation was a sign of diabetes.

Answer:

I don't believe that irritation can be classified as a symptoms of diabetes. However, when diabetes is progressing and children become ill, I'm sure becoming irritated becomes more common.

MSB

[Editor's comment: I'm not sure what you mean by"irritation", but, if you mean a skin irritation, sometimes, in the presence of high blood sugars, young children (especially those not potty trained) can have yeast infections. SS]

DTQ-20010629231119
Original posting 6 Jul 2001
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms

  
advertisement


                 
  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:22
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.