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I have haemochromatosis, which has caused severe liver

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I have haemochromatosis, which has caused severe liver damage, ( I have all of the symptoms of being an alcoholic but not being one.) I have diabetes also, Insulin controlled, and have discoloration on both shins. Over the last couple of days a boil has appeared on the side of my left leg within the discoloration which appears to be growing and more painful. How do I go forward with this. My wife, a H grade nurse, is loathe to lance it as I have a greater risk of an ulcer forming and possibly losing my lower left leg.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 12 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 12 months ago.

Can you please post a picture here for me to see so that I can give you a better opinion.
Thank you