Most cases of anal itching can be treated at home without need for further intervention.
Dermatologists can often identify a rash on sight. Visit our Dermatology category page for the latest news on this subject, or sign up to our newsletter to receive the latest updates on Dermatology. Diaper rash is an inflammation of the skin on a baby's bottom, caused by excessive exposure to a soiled diaper. It appears when your skin comes into contact with a substance that causes irritation to the skin. The findings shed new light on addictive behavior. What can begin as a brief irritation can soon become a chronic problem as the scratch-itch cycle continues. Fingernails should be kept short, and intense itching soothed with cool water on cotton wool balls.