How to Identify Diabetic Nephropathy Early by Watching Skin
Skin is important to us. It is the isolated layer between human body and external environment, playing a protective role in our body. We can know some diseases from its reflection. For example, skin can reflect the symptoms and stages of kidney disease. Because skin and kidneys are both metabolic systems and they are interrelated, we can begin with skin for the diagnosis of Diabetes. So how to identify Diabetic Nephropathy early by watching skin?
1. Skin erythema
For many patients with Diabetic Nephropathy, there will be some burn blisters, containing transparent slurry with thin wall. There is no flush around bubbles. Erythema can be found in finger, toe, and back and bottom of hands and feet.
Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy have systemic or local skin peeling, causing pruritus. It is common for women to have vaginal itching.
3. Neck folliculitis
There is inflammation of purulent prickly heat in occipital neck, which can develop into boils or cellulitis. This symptom can be self-healed after pus being discharged. But it will relapse after a short time.
Hope what mentioned above is helpful. If these symptoms occur, you should see doctors as soon as possible. If you want to know more about Diabetic Nephropathy, you can email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to help you.
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