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.
What Is Impetigo?
Learn about the causes and symptoms of impetigo, a skin infection that can lead to red sores on your child's face.
How Do I Recognize Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac?
Do you know what poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac look like? What should you do if you come across them?
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.
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.
6 Tips to Ease Dry Skin
Give your dry skin the relief it craves with these tips from skin care experts.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Cercarial Dermatitis: Swimmer's Itch
Cercarial dermatitis: swimmer's itch. Erythematous papules on the exposed areas of a swimmer.
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.
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.
Below the Belt: Rashes, Bumps, and Lumps
Wondering about that unusual bump or rash? WebMD shows you what's going on down there and whether it could be a genital wart or cyst, skin tag, or herpes.
How Can You Stop an Itch?
Test your knowledge about the best way to treat poison ivy, sunburn, and more.
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.
What Do You Do When Bedbugs Bite?
How much do you know about bedbug bites and infestations?