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A 20-year-old female asked:

What can cause a person to look older than what they really are? like wrinkles? and frown lines in their 20' s

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Smoking and sunshine: Too much sunshine, over the years, will make a person look much older much faster. Smoking also makes skin look older and damaged.
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Progeria: Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder wherein symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at a very early age, but this as stated is very rare and would be seen before the age of 20. Things like smoking, illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, excessive sun exposure or excessive tanning, can also cause a person to age prematurely and get winkles earlier than usual, etc. Stay healthy!
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