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Can Insects Cause Red Wart-Like Bumps...or is this Diabetes?

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My husband and I live in Arkanas. He was cleaning the flower beds and was bit by "red ants", they caused wart like bumps on his elbow and arms. Some person told us that these are fat deposits and can be dangerous to a diabetic. She mention ("hyglesurides" not sure if I am spelling this correct.) Can you explain?


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replied March 27th, 2006
Insect Bites Answer A564
Insect bites can cause toxic or allergic reactions that can be local or general. Usually reactions create inflammation by nature. You can visit your doctor to check out the “wart like bumps” if they don’t go away spontaneously after one week. RE:“fat deposits” and their relation to diabetes...I'm sorry, but I have no information about the connection. Perhaps you can approach your general practitioner if you are concerned about hyper/hypo-glycerides.
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