10 Unusual Skin Problems That Could Be a Sign of a Serious Disease

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You notice lots of skin tags popping up

A few of these skin growths here or there is normal, but numerous skin tags that begin popping up could indicate type 2 diabetes. They’re spurred on by insulin-like growth factor 1, a protein involved in diabetes that stimulates skin overgrowth, says Rachel Reynolds, MD, a dermatologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Other signs of type 2 include increased thirst, slow healing wounds, and increased hunger.

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