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Can eating too much sugar make skin itchy ?

Hi, for a while now I have had constant itching to my back and arms and I have had diabetes testing but no glucose was find. I also had a liver test. I am trying to cut down on my sugar intake to see if it will alleviate the problem but it is very difficult. Thank you!
Asked On : Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Yes, one of my best friends is allergic to fructose (fruit sugar) and it causes rashes on her arms and she itches constantly. Try getting tested for specific types of sugar allergies... fructose, sucrose, etc. It also might possibly be a different food allergy that is found in a lot of sweets or sugary substances.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Normally allergy to sugar is not common.Because one or other form of sugar you are taking since your birth.please get in touch with a dermatologist for other reasons for your itching.In mean time,drink more liquids,wear cotton clothes,take bath twice in a day.bye.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
Excessive sugar intake may cause a relative dehydration effect to your tissues which account for your itchy skin Keep yourself hydrated and also get your early morning blood sugar levels tested after an 8 hour fast through the night to rule out Diabetes.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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  User's Response
No it is not due to sugar intakes. maintain your personal hygene if problem still persists take advice from a dermatologist
Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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