What are the causes of small white spots on skin?

Answer White spots on the skin can be caused by several different dermatologic diseases. White spots can occur on any part of the body such as the upper back, shoulders, legs and arms. Although not disfig... Read More »

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What Causes White Spots on Skin?

Vitiligo is a condition that causes the skin to lose pigmentation. According to the Mayo Clinic, vitiligo makes milky-white patches on the skin. The disease affects people of all races, but it most... Read More »

What are the causes of white spots on tan skin?

Tinea versicolor is a skin condition caused by sun exposure leaving white spots on the skin. The skin tans around the dermatologic disease which leaves white patches. Although harmless, the appeara... Read More »

What are the causes of brown skin spots?

Also known as age spots, sun spots or liver spots, the most common benign (non-cancerous) brown spots appear on skin that has been exposed to the sun over time, such as the face, arms, upper chest ... Read More »

What are the white spots on sunburned skin?

Having a little fun in the sun is great, as long as you take precautions to protect your skin. The suns ultraviolet rays can do serious damage to your skin. When spending 30 minutes or more in the ... Read More »