Itchy skin treatments
Trusted information about itchy skin treatments, including self-care tips of things that may help when you are experiencing itching
Itchy skin is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.
There are many different reasons your head might be itchy. Learn more about the different causes and treatment options available.
Scabies is caused by a tiny bug that burrows under the skin, causing intense itching and sometimes a rash. Here’s how to prevent spreading it.
Information about tinea treatments, self-care for fungal infections, athletes foot and jock itch.
Symptoms of shingles
Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn more here - including when to see a doctor.
Itchy anus (pruritus ani)
An itchy anus, also called pruritus ani is a common complaint. The itch, in or around the anus, can be extremely intense and persistent, causing a constant urge to scratch. Read about causes, things you can do and when to see a doctor.
It can be distressing if problems with normal anal function occur. Good anal hygiene, along with improving your diet may help reduce risk of pain and discomfort. Learn more about anal care here.
Trusted information on rectal diseases and problems, plus links to trusted resources.
Injuries to the anal region can be the result of changes in bowel function or sexual activity. Learn when to seek urgent medical attention and how to relieve any pain.