Conditions with symptom: 'itchiness'
Bed bugs were a problem that humans thought they had got under control, but recent years have seen a 500% increase in their occurrence. Read more →
A chronic and stubborn disease centred on inflammation of the large specialised sweat glands (apocrine glands) that are found mainly in the armpits and groins. These areas show a distinctive mixture of boil-like lumps, areas leaking pus, and scarring. Read more →
An ulcer on the leg, which can be painful, itchy and swollen. Read more →
This is a chronic skin condition that results in yellowish or golden patches of pigmentation forming on the limbs. Read more →
More commonly known as 'nits'. These are pin-head sized grey-brown, wingless insects that live by sucking blood from the scalp and leave their eggs glued to the base of hairs. Read more →
An infestation by tiny parasitic insects that live in coarse body hair, most commonly pubic hair. Read more →
An itchy skin condition caused by a parasitic mite, which is commonly passed on through close body contact or sexual contact. Read more →
Psoriasis affects around 3% of the UK’s population and involves the speeding up of the bodies usual mechanism for replacing skin. Read more →
Lines on the skin that start off as raised red lines, before turning purple, and then slowly fading into flat silvery streaks. Stretch marks happen when the skin is stretched a lot over a short period of time, such as during pregnancy. Read more →
A yeast infection caused by a fungus called Candida albicans which lives in and around the body. It can affect both men and women, causing itching, irritation, discharge, redness, soreness and swelling of the vagina, vulva and/or penis, but is not an STI. Read more →
A relatively common infection caused by a germ known as trichomonas vaginalis. It is usually spread through unprotected sexual intercourse. Read more →
This unpleasant condition causes chronic pain and discomfort in the vulval area, with the most common symptoms including stinging, burning, irritation and rawness. Read more →
A highly contagious bacterial infection of the skin caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal bacteria. Read more →
Sometimes called a pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis), these are small intestinal worm parasites that infect the intestines of humans. It is the most common worm parasite infestation of children in the UK. Read more →
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes the skin to become reddened, dry and cracked. Read more →
Shingles is a skin rash that is caused by the chickenpox virus, and is part of the herpes family of viruses. Read more →
Hi i was woundering if someone could give me some advice. I suffer really regular with a very very painful vagina, i get so sore and itchy and it feels like im swelling up and my lips end up feeling really low, but when im feeling fine they arent, i cant wee and get upset because the pain is that bad,sometimes it hurts just to sit down and walk. When i had my daughter 4 yrs ago i had a 3rd degree tear and i am now left with a skin tag and sometimes i catch this when i go the loo and this sometimes causes my sorness and itchiness and the itchiness is all over not just in one part I would be very grateful if any one could give me any advice on this Thanks x
You said vagina but from yor description do you mean just your lips / clit? I had something similar and I avoided all soap down there and used non scented moisuriser instead, changed to a non-bio washing powder and (best of all) wore skirts and no underwear which seemed to restore the natural balance of moisture etc without rubbing on my lips and making them sore. If that fails it can't hurt to go to the GP for an examination and chat. The skin tag can probably be removed quite easily now your tear has completely healed too. I still do all the above and use the moisturiser (Dermol 500) which keeps everything soft and silky, and all the itchiness has gone. Good luck!
Hi Deb Im not sure if im replying to your comment correctly as never used this before:/ Sorry its my lips, i have been to the doctors and they just gave me some cream but i cant use this as it just burns me not good, I do use fragranced soap so i will try non perfumed and hopefully this will help, i did notice last weekend that i felt a bit sore and when i think back it started when i wore tight jeans could this be the problem? The doctors have advised that they would rather not try and remove skin tag as too close to anus which could cause more problems :(, i will get some dermol 500 and try it Thanks for you advice really appreciate it x
Hi i'm 15 and I have been suffering with psoriasis for nearly a year now I have know idea why it started. When it first appeared spot appeared around my pubic hair area and all over the tops of my legs and the smell was unbearable but about 2 months ago it started to die down and the flaky skin and smelly goo and itchiness died down but I still get itchy patches now and again and the skin gets dry and split when I pull the foreskin back. I have used E45 cream which has helped controlling the redness but the smell and itchiness remains the same. I have not informed any one of my condition due to me being to embarrassed to tell my parents or got to my GP. Will this just eventually go away or should I consult my GP which I really do not want to do.
go see the doc, there are great creams out there that will help you. Don't suffer in silence.
You must pop along to your GP who will prescribe some thing and make sure that do actually have it , just in case its something else, best of luck, don't be embarrassed. I 've had it since the age of 1 and now I'm 41 creams do help but there's no cure. If its bad you can be referred to a specialist who may prescribe immunosuppressants which I've had in the past with brill results
What does it mean when you have clear watery discharge, itchiness, and a smelly order?
Probably a yeast infection.. try Monistat 3 day treatment..If that doesn't work- see a doctor and get a STD panel.
Hi, I'm 29, not really active in sex, but LI found there are some dots on my flaps And in my vagina, and sometime it cause itchiness, does this harmful? I really scare.
Don't know what you mean by dots, if you mean bumps, there are glands in there that produce fluids, these can get plugged up, normally more painful than itchy, but really if you ever have any worried about your genitals, call a doctor or nurse or go in and get seen. Better safe than sorry, right?
im not sure if i have it when i pooed tonight i had lot of little white worm type things on my poo is this it i havent had any itchiness at all im 15.
i think you need to go to your GP and get it checked out and they will provide you with some tablets to take daily
After clitoral stimulation my wife - 37years old complains of itchiness and pain for weeks afterwards. Any ideas
I noticed in the bath today that my inner lips looked different..almost like small chunks had disappeared... No pain or itchiness
I have itchiness next to my clit i think its called the vulva and it is sore and red. My doctor gave me Daktakort but it doesnt seem to be working.
hi there my gran is suffering with psoriasis and has tried various creams from the hospital and gp but not having much luck.she is wondering if there any any herbal remedies which she could try to help the itchiness?? please help
As Far As I Know Their Isnt Any Herbal Remedies Maybe By Using Vitamin E But That Might Help, The Only Thing Best Would Be That Either You Ask Your GP For Some UV Treatment Called TL-01 Or Immune Suspressents But Depending How Old Your Gran Is That May Not Be An Option If You Was At A Age Between 16-40 The Final Option Which May Seem Severe Would Be Chemotherapy But That Is The Final Option That Would Be Taken Or Biologics May Be A Option Aswell
need help, i can sleep due to itchiness along the vagina and anus, plus i have a bad urine infection, have had it for a few weeks and tried thrush cream....any tips would be good
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