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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There are a number of treatments for white spots on the skin including sunscreen, skin grafting, depigmentation of unaffected areas, cosmetics, corticosteroid creams and re-pigmentation by UV light therapy. WebMD notes t... More »

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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 »

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 »