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Itchy skin is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.
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.
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.
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.
Tinea is a common fungal skin infection. Learn about the causes, types — such as athlete's foot and jock itch — and how to prevent and treat tinea.
Trusted information on rectal diseases and problems, plus links to trusted resources.
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.
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.
Heat rash is harmless but very itchy, with small red spots in places where sweat collects. Find out more about this condition and how to treat it.