Doctor insights on:
Itchy Inner Thighs And Diabetes
I am breaking out with itchy bumps on my upper thigh that is now spreading to my side and the back of my legs. I have diabetes.Would that contribute?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more
Consider your skin: If this persists it should be examined by your doctor. The most common causes would be irritation, contact with something you are allergic to, or hair follicles that are inflamed or infected. The swelling may suggest deeper tissue involvement such as spread of infection or trauma from scratching. If the thigh feels hot, becomes hot or red, seek medical attention sooner rather than later! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin vs eczema: Dry skin is the most common culprit of itchy skin. Use a moisturizer that replenishes the skin. My top pics are cerave, cetaphil daily advance ultra hydrating, eucerin professional repair - and if you have eczema cetaphil restoriderm. I see you are on an antihistamine and Hydrocortisone as well - make sure you follow-up with a derm if not improving in 1 week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be "Jock Itch": Treat with antifungal.Get a more detailed answer ›
My inner upper thighs are itchy and have bumps on them and scratching makes it worse...what can it be?
Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh.. its been a month. what is causes it???
The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish. What is that?
Hi there, I am a 23 year old male and there is an area near my groin area where both my inner thighs are super itchy. At first it was simply itchy and I figured it was nothing. The next day, I noticed that the itchy part of my skin there was a bit lumpy a
Depends on: The cause. If it is a lot the it could me yeast, dry skin or eczema. If hot and localized more likely infection . Doesn't sound like that. It's really hard to give advice on a rash can't see . Could try Hydrocortisone cream from the store . If it's yeast it either won't help or will get worse. Of you are a guy and it is like jock itch try lamasil twice a day, especially if you sweat. Might need md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Itchy spot on inner thigh
- Itchy blisters on inner thigh
- Itchy bumps on inner thigh
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Itchy rash on inner thigh
- Inner thigh is itchy and dark
- Itchy skin on inner thighs
- Itchy swollen inner thigh
- Talk to a diabetes specialist online for free