Many things can make your skin itch, including allergies, dry skin, diabetes, and rashes. The first step to getting relief is to find the cause of your itch. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about itching, why it happens, how to treat it, and much more.
Why Do My Hands and Feet Always Itch?
Dry skin can make your hands and feet itchy. But the urge to scratch can also point to other conditions.
What Are Lice? How Do You Know If You Have Them?
Lice is a common concern that can cause intense itching. Learn the three forms of lice and how to identify a lice infestation.
Itching From Dry Skin: Prevention and Treatment
WebMD explains the prevention and treatment of itching that is related to dry skin.
WebMD looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of scalp problems, including dandruff, lice, and ringworm.
Anatomy of an Itch
WebMD explains what happens to your skin when you develop an itch.
Plants That Sting and Itch
Here are some ways to relieve the discomfort and treat skin abrasions from plants that sting and itch.
Summer Bummer: Skin Suffers
Infections, Insects, Sun, Pool Water -- They All Wreak Havoc on Skin
Skin Care for a Soft Body
Skin can become rough and dry because of cold air, irritating clothing, or other things. Here’s what dermatologists suggest for getting and keeping smooth skin at any age.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Cercarial Dermatitis: Swimmer's Itch
Cercarial dermatitis: swimmer's itch. Erythematous papules on the exposed areas of a swimmer.
Slideshow: How to Clean Dry Skin
See the best way to take care of dry skin. Learn how to use soap, moisturizers, exfoliation, and other skincare tips to keep dry skin healthy.
Why Am I Itchy? Itchy Skin Causes and Relief in Pictures
Whether it’s a mosquito bite or dry skin that won’t go away, we all have an itch to scratch every now and then. Find out more about what makes you itchy and how to fix it.
Slideshow: Images of Childhood Skin Problems
Hives, ringworm, warts: just a few skin conditions often seen in babies and children. How can you recognize these common childhood conditions -- and is home treatment possible?
How Can You Stop an Itch?
Test your knowledge about the best way to treat poison ivy, sunburn, and more.
Quiz: The Skinny on the Skin You’re In
Can carrots really turn your skin orange? Is your skin an organ? Why do you prune in water? Show us how much you know about skin.
Quiz: What Do You Do When Bedbugs Bite?
How much do you know about bedbug bites and infestations?