I am an 83 yr old male with prediabetes, I
may need a stronger cream, oral antihistamines, allergy testing
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The localization of the itching implies that the itching may be related to a chemical or substance or material- coming into contact with this area.
This may be a a cream, socks or the cleaning material used for the socks, shoes or any material/chemical coming into contact with this area.
Oral medication would be needed along with the topical medication.
You may want to consider the use of oral antihistamines such as benadryl, claritine, allergra or zyrtec along with the creams.
The creams should be a steroid cream such as hydrocortisone (though this is one of the weaker ones). If the hydrocortisone is not strong enough, may need a stronger cream such as cutivate or elocon etc.
You may want to try to figure out the source of the reaction. If this is not possible by detailing any agent coming into contact with the area, then allergy testing by your doctor, may be helpful in getting to the root of the problem.
I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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