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Will Diabetes Affect The Skin

2015-07-11 01:46

Will Diabetes Affect The SkinWill diabetes affect the skin? Diabetes can affect every part of the body, including the skin. In fact, such problems are the first sign that a person has diabetes. Well then, how does diabetes affect the skin?

Anyone can have skin problems but people with diabetes get them more easily. These include bacterial infections, fungal infections and itching.

Causes of skin problems in diabetes

1. Bacterial infections

Diabetes patients can suffer from kinds of bacterial infections including Styes, Boils, Folliculitis, carbuncles, infections around the nails.

Inflamed tissues are usually hot, swollen, red and painful. Several different organisms can cause infections, and the most common being Staphylococcus bacteria, also called staph.

2. Fungal infections

The culprit in fungal infections of people with diabetes is often candida albicans. This yeast-like fungus can cause itchy rashes of moist, red areas surrounded by tiny blisters and scales. These infections often occur in warm, moist folds of the skin. Affected areas are under the breasts, around the nails, between fingers and toes, in the corners of the mouth, under the foreskin, and in the armpits and groin.

3. Itchy skin

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

How to manage skin conditions in diabetes?

Many diabetic skin problems can be managed through tight blood sugar control and routine examinations of the skin.

It is important for diabetes patients to keep their skin clean and dry. Even minor injuries and abrasions should be attended cautiously and monitored for infection or any other sign of deterioration.

Drink more water to keep your skin hydrated. Wear cotton clothes, particularly undergarments to promote circulation of air.

Of course, we also have natural remedies for diabetes like Immunotherapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and Enema Therapy, etc. These therapies can cure diabetes radically. If you want to learn our treatment in detail, you can leave a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly.

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