The Cause Of Head Swelling With A History Of Diabetes Mellitus?
Good evening. Before I want to ask, but I explain the chronology in my question, before my mother had been declared to have diabetes, lately my mother often complained that my mother’s head was often swollen, and said sometimes also often dizzy, but the dizziness also didn’t last long, sometimes I also felt something twitching in my head which was swollen, my mother tried to check it to the nearest hospital, and the doctor who examined my mother said her head could swell because of diabetes that my mother was suffering from, my question was it really was a swollen head is it because of “diabetes? And if it’s true of diabetes then how to treat it? Please help the doctor, because I also don’t want my mother why” “thank you
Hello Enrico Wijayanto, thank you for asking using HealthReplies.com.
Some of the causes of your mother's condition include:
Soft tissue tumors such as lipomas, cysts, etc.
Lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes)
Infection in the skin area such as boils, abscesses, etc.
Diabetes is a condition where an increase in blood sugar levels beyond normal limits. Uncontrolled blood sugar can cause several dangerous complications such as damage to the organs of the eye, kidneys, nerves, increasing the risk of heart disease and also stroke,
It is better to determine the exact cause of the lump and also the treatment for diabetes of your mother so you can consult directly with a specialist in internal medicine. Your doctor needs to look directly, do a physical examination, blood sugar check, blood test and kidney function to help make the diagnosis.
The principle for treating diabetes is lifestyle changes and also through medication. Your mother can be advised to be able to lose weight or achieve ideal body weight, exercise regularly, control blood sugar regularly with your doctor and take diabetes medications regularly every day to prevent more serious illnesses.
Hopefully this information can be useful for you.