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I am diabetic and have a sore with red ring on my stomach. Are these related ?

i am diabetic with a sore on my stomach, not sure if connected i have a small sore with a red ring and the center is indented glossy white , i am diabetic, it is located just below my bust
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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You probably are suffering from skin infection or Pityriasis rosea. You need to keep the area clean and dry. Apply Calamine lotion for time being, better to get it looked at by a Dermatologist for confirmation of diagnosis and proper treatment.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
soreness in stomach may be related directly or indirectly to the diabetes.
it may be due to drugs also
u need to consult physician
small ,red ring look like candidial infection and very common in diabetes pt
u need to control ur sugar level
for that apply antifungal cream and take antifungal tab and antihistaminic tab.
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i was also put on insullin about a month ago
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
there is no chance of infection as lesion is asymptomatic .
it look like diabetes dermatopathy which is common in DM pt and indiccate high sugar level in blood.
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