Itch relief: By body area
An itch in your groin area can be difficult to discuss with anyone, including your doctor. Here are 8 reasons for itchy private parts along with tips for getting relief.
When your scalp itches, it can be difficult to think about anything else. Here are 10 reasons for an itchy scalp along with dermatologists’ advice on what can bring relief.
Everyone gets an itch once in a while. However, if an itch lasts for more than 6 weeks, it is considered a chronic itch. To help soothe itchy skin, follow these tips from dermatologists.
Mosquito bites, chickenpox, and poison ivy aren’t the only reasons for itchy skin. See what else may be causing your itch and what can bring relief.
Poison ivy, oak, and sumac
While poison ivy is the most common cause of contact dermatitis in the United States, a host of other common plants are capable of producing skin reactions.
If you think you’ve touched one of these plants, acting quickly may prevent a rash. Here’s what dermatologists recommend you do immediately after encountering poison, ivy, oak, or sumac.
It’s an oil in these plants that causes the rash. By taking some precautions, you may be able to prevent the oil from getting on your skin.
In this video, you’ll find out what dermatologists recommend for treating the rash at home.
Most people develop a red, itchy rash with blisters, but the rash can show up in other ways. Pictures show you how this rash can appear on the skin.
Your skin absorbs the oil from these plants quickly, but you rarely see a rash right away. Find out how long it can for a rash to appear.
Some people develop one rash and later see more rashes on their body, but does this mean that the rash is contagious?