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.
Why Do My Legs Itch?
Itchy legs? The cause could be as minor as dry skin or as serious as kidney disease from diabetes. Here’s what else could cause it, plus tips for relief.
A look at what causes genital itching, including how to treat and prevent the discomfort that can occur in both men and women.
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.
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.
6 Tips to Ease Dry Skin
Give your dry skin the relief it craves with these tips from skin care experts.
Age and Dry Skin Care
Help your skin stay smooth and healthy as you get older. Start with these dermatologist-recommended tips.
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: Itches, Rashes, Bumps and Other Adult Skin Problems
Is your skin itching, breaking out, covered in a rash, or playing host to spots of some sort? It may be the result of infection, a chronic skin condition, or contact with an allergen or irritant. Learn to spot skin problems commonly seen in adults.
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?