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why would it start itching now i been a diabeteic for alot of yrs

By Anonymous January 15, 2012 - 2:46am
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why would it start itching now my stomach all red and sore from the itching

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Hi Anonymous,

Localized itching is often caused by diabetes. It can be caused by a yeast infection, dry skin, or poor circulation. When poor circulation is the cause of itching, the itchiest areas may be the lower parts of the legs.

You may be able to treat itching yourself. Limit how often you bathe, particularly when the humidity is low. Use mild soap with moisturizer and apply skin cream after bathing.

It can occur at any time with diabetes. 


Hope this helps,


January 15, 2012 - 9:58am
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