Diabetes. And itchy skin

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Why does my skin itch at night.  I have diabetes 2 and it's under control

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    Hello

    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.

    People some times are prescribed anti itch creams or even antihistamine pills at bedtime to help. Increasing water intake, and using moisutizers as well.

    Make certain your laundry soap/conditioner etc is not something you are allergic/sensitive to on your bed clothes also.

    Lill

     

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