Diabetic Dermatitis: Just One Of The Many Diabetes Induced Skin Problems


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Diabetic Dermatitis: Just One Of The Many Diabetes Induced Skin Problems

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  2. 2. Diabetic Dermatitis: Just One Of The MaDiabetes can cause a lot of skin problems, especially ifuncontrolled. For some, it can cause diabetic dermatitis, diabeticdermopathy, diabetic neuropathy, and many more. Sometimes,the skin problems come first, being a symptom of already havinguntreated diabetes.
  3. 3. Be Aware Of The Underlying Cause Of AIt would be beneficial for you to know diabetic dermatitis and otherskin problems caused by diabetes so that you can be aware of theunderlying cause of any skin problem you are experiencing.
  4. 4. Diabetic Dermatitis Through Dermatit HerpetiformisDiabetic dermatitis usually comes in the form of dermatitisherpetiformis, which is an extremely itchy skin eruption. It isfrequent with young adults, commonly men and those whoseorigins are from the areas north of Europe. The symptoms arestinging, itching and intense burning around the, knees elbows,buttocks, scalp and back. It can also be found in other locationsdepending on the severity.
  5. 5. Tiny Clusters Of Red BumpsDiabetic Dermatitis appears like tiny clusters of red bumps. Therecan also be tiny water blisters on the area that you can quicklyscratch off. Before they form, you can usually have a burningsensation on the certain area where it will grow. Herpes does not caHerpetiformis, even though the names are quitesimilar.
  6. 6. Diabetic DermopathyHaving Diabetes can make changes in your small blood vessels.These changes can lead to diabetic dermopathy, which usuallylooks like light brown colored scaly patches. You may see circularor oval patches in your skin, which can sometimes be mistaken forage spots. This skin disorder can usually be seen on the front ofboth legs.
  7. 7. PigmentationHowever, aside from the pigmentation, the patches do not openup, hurt, or itch. Diabetic Dermopathy does not need treatmentbecause it is generally harmless.
  8. 8. Necrobiosis Lipoidica DiabeticorumAnother skin disease caused by blood vessel changes in diabetesis necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. This condition is similar withdiabetic dermopathy. The only variation is that you can have fewerspots, but they are larger in size and deeper.
  9. 9. Necrobiosis Lipoidica DiabeticorumNecrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum usually starts out as a raiseddull red area. After some time, it begins to look like a very shinyscar that has a violet border. The condition can sometimes bepainful and itchy, to the point that the spots crack open.
  10. 10. Diabetes MellitusThese are just some of the skin problems caused by diabetesmellitus. Just remember, if you start seeing skin irritation orproblems in your skin, it is best that you seek medical advice fromdoctors or dermatologists, to get a credible diagnosis.
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