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What causes severe skin itching in diabetics? diabetics?

By Anonymous September 9, 2017 - 6:52am
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Diabetes can affect every part of the body, including the skin. In fact, such problems are sometimes the first sign that a person has diabetes. Luckily, most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated if caught early.

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.


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