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How can I repair extremely fragile skin not brought about by meds or age?
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Dr. John Ebner
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In brief: 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 cause skin fragility.
The most common cause like this is ehlers danlos syndrome. This is caused by a defect in the production of collagen in the skin and possibly other parts of the body (like blood vessels or joints) see your doctor.

In brief: 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 cause skin fragility.
The most common cause like this is ehlers danlos syndrome. This is caused by a defect in the production of collagen in the skin and possibly other parts of the body (like blood vessels or joints) see your doctor.
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