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Genetic Skin Diseases
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
What skin diseases can cause a change of color in the hair follicle in the infected area of the skin?
Sir, from 2 years im getting skin diseases like wart, black patches and white dots over hand .. Is skin diseases symptoms of diabetes?
Can be: There can be a family component to many cancers including skin cancers. This should not be taken lightly. Sun exposure is another large risk factor for skin cancer. The two together can be very dangerous. If you have a strong family history, lots of sun exposure, or any enlarging skin lesions, be evaluated by your local doctor and/or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can autoimmune disorders cause premature wrinkles / thinner skin? What kinds of auto immune diseases?
Yes: Genetic diseases by definition are carried in the dna of the patient. This can be evident early, like total albinism, or not be evident until very late in life like huntington disease. They may be inherited from their parents or emerge as a new mutation. New mutations, if not lethal, can be passed to future generations. ...Read more
Sometimes: Exposure to harsh chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Even repeated exposure to water or work related chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Pollution can have van irritant effect on facial skin and cleaning the face with a gentle cleanser and the use of emollients can help in minimizing damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could preimplantation genetic diagnosis or genetic engineering get rid of diseases like Marfan syndrome?
Likley: A combination of both in which genetics predispose you but a trigger or exposure which your body encounters turns on the autoantibodies. ...Read more
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