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.
Taking Care of Your Skin
Get tips on good skin care.
The Basics of Lice and Scabies
You've probably heard of lice and scabies, but do you really know what they are? Find out more.
Skin Conditions in the Elderly
Youthful habits can impact your skin as you age. Learn more about common skin conditions in the elderly.
Common Skin Rashes
The the basics on some common types of skin rashes, including eczema, granuloma annulare, lichen planus, and pityriasis rosea.
Summer Bummer: Skin Suffers
Infections, Insects, Sun, Pool Water -- They All Wreak Havoc on Skin
Fall Allergies: Seasonal Tips to End the Itch
Want to ditch the itch, leaky nose, and watery eyes of seasonal allergies? These tips can help.
Winter Skin Care: 6 Tips for Dry, Chapped Skin
When the weather outside is frightful, these skin care tips can help keep your skin summer soft.
Dry Skin: Soothing the Itch in Winter
Does your dry skin make you want to hibernate? Soothe the itch this winter with these easy skin care tips.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Ringworm of the Groin (Tinea Cruris)
Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a form of ringworm. Ringworm is not a worm at all; it is a fungal infection of the outer layers of skin, hair, or nails.
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?
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.
Picture of Cercarial Dermatitis: Swimmer's Itch
Cercarial dermatitis: swimmer's itch. Erythematous papules on the exposed areas of a swimmer.
What Do You Do When Bedbugs Bite?
How much do you know about bedbug bites and infestations?
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.