Inflammation of certain areas, Addison's disease, hemochromatosis, tinea versicolor, pityriasis alba and vitiligo can all cause the skin to turn different colors. These diseases are often the result of different factors,... More »

Different types of skin discoloration include flat patches of lighter skin, darker areas or hyperpigmentation and reddened areas on the face, according to Healthline. Lighter skin discoloration often results from aging o... More »

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Hormone changes are a factor in developing malasma, according to MedicineNet. Melasma typically appears on the face, and it often occurs in women exposed to external hormones, such as those contained in birth control pil... More »

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Different types of skin discoloration include flat patches of lighter skin, darker areas or hyperpigmentation and reddened areas on the face, according to Healthline. Lighter skin discoloration often results from aging o... More »

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A white discoloration of the skin may occur for several reasons, including eczema, superficial yeast infection and skin conditions like psoriasis and vitiligo, according to Mayo Clinic. Dry white spots can also be caused... More »

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Symptoms of vitiligo include hair turning gray or white prematurely, discoloration of the skin, a change in the color of mucous membranes, and a loss or change of color in the retina, according to Mayo Clinic. Vitiligo c... More »

White patches on the skin, also known as a condition called vitiligo, are treated with corticosteroid creams, skin grafting, UV light therapy and depigmentation of unaffected skin areas, according to WebMD. As of 2015, p... More »