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Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Genetic Skin Problem: People who have very fragile skin that bruises easily without being on blood thinners or age-related may have one of several genetic conditions that c ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Epidermolysis Bullos: Epidermolysis bullosa (eb).
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Skin condition: See either a dermatologist or a urologist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers: Hydrate the skin as often as possible, and avoid water as much as possible...Cereve cream and restaderm are wonderful1.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fragile skin: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. Fragile skin is delicate & may be easily damaged.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Genetic Skin Problem: People who have very fragile skin that bruises easily without being on blood thinners or age-related may have one of several genetic conditions that c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Yes and No: The older we get, the more sun damage occurs and the more fragility of the skin takes over. Often people get easy bruising on the arms due to chronic ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Absolutely!: As you age, the sun gradually thins the skin of the arms. By the time you reach 70, that skin is typically quite thin. You might even get spontaneous ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely: Accutane decreases sebum production from your skin leading to a decrease in oily skin and less a acne. Over time it does dry out your skin, but usuall ... Read More
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