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Can my 6 1/2 month old have psoriasis? Or when do children show signs?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Psoriasis
The early symptoms of psoriasis can show up in a person in any age, from the infant years to the senior citizen years.
But there are certain periods in a person’s life when it’s more common to see the first signs of psoriasis: between 15 and 30 years of age and between 50 and 60 years of age. About 75% of people with psoriasis get their first psoriasis symptom before they become 40 years old.

In brief: Psoriasis
The early symptoms of psoriasis can show up in a person in any age, from the infant years to the senior citizen years.
But there are certain periods in a person’s life when it’s more common to see the first signs of psoriasis: between 15 and 30 years of age and between 50 and 60 years of age. About 75% of people with psoriasis get their first psoriasis symptom before they become 40 years old.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Both psoriasis and eczema can occur at any age.
If you or the father had psoriasis, or parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles. The chances really increase. Psoriasis is quite common. 8% percent of the population has it, from trivially mild to swvere!

In brief: Yes.
Both psoriasis and eczema can occur at any age.
If you or the father had psoriasis, or parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles. The chances really increase. Psoriasis is quite common. 8% percent of the population has it, from trivially mild to swvere!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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