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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Melanoma and seborrheic keratosis are two skin disorders that cause the appearance of dark or black spots. Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that is serious and can develop on any area of the body, as stated by the Natio... More »

There are times when black spots on the skin are a normal occurrence, states Petfinder.com. These spots can usually be found in areas with constant friction, such as under the legs. However, black lesions on the skin can... More »

A dry, flaky scalp can be caused by a number of skin conditions, including seborrheic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis and eczema, as stated by WebMD. The result of each of these conditions is dandruff, tiny white flakes of d... More »

Itchy skin may be caused by a variety of different skin conditions and disorders, including psoriasis, eczema or dermatitis, hives, chickenpox and infestations with lice or scabies, notes Mayo Clinic. Itching from these ... More »

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 »

Causes of circular spots on the skin include ringworm, granuloma annulare, nummular eczema, drug reactions and psoriasis, according to Dr. Alan Greene. Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin that causes ring-like pat... More »