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Skin discoloration

Skin discoloration: Introduction

Skin discoloration: The occurrence of discolouration of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Skin discoloration, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Skin discoloration:

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Skin discoloration: Symptom Checker

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Skin discoloration Treatments

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Stories from Users for Skin discoloration

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Skin discoloration: Animations

Medications or substances causing Skin discoloration:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Skin discoloration as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Tretinoin - Temporary skin discoloration
  • Avita - Temporary skin discoloration
  • Renova - Temporary skin discoloration
  • Retin-A - Temporary skin discoloration
  • Retin-A Micro - Temporary skin discoloration
  • Solagé - Temporary skin discoloration
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Skin discoloration: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Skin discoloration may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Skin discoloration

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Skin discoloration: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Skin discoloration

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Skin discoloration: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Skin discoloration listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Skin discoloration:

A change from the patient's baseline skin coloration.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Skin discoloration

The list below shows some of the causes of Skin discoloration mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Skin discoloration?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Skin discoloration. Of the 22 causes of Skin discoloration that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin discoloration:

The following list of conditions have 'Skin discoloration' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Skin discoloration Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Skin discoloration based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    What are the alternative names for Skin discoloration:

    Dyschromia, Skin pigmentation disorder
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Skin discoloration:

    Subtypes of Skin discoloration:

    Stretch Mark (4 causes), Telangiectasia (76 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Skin discoloration:

    Skin color changes (2348 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Pigmentation symptoms (305 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes)

    Symptoms related to Skin discoloration:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin ulcers, Skin color changes (2348 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Anemia (926 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Cirrhosis, Hypoalbuminemia (18 causes), Pancreatitis (68 causes), Hemophilia

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