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If my mom had trouble with acne, does that mean I will too?

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Dr. William Carter
Aesthetic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Acne tendency can run in families.

In brief: Possibly

Acne tendency can run in families.
Dr. William Carter
Dr. William Carter
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe yes

Acne, like many things in life, has a hereditary component.
If a person's mom and dad both had lots of acne as teenagers, then he will probably have teenage acne. If his mom had acne but his dad did not, then he can hope that he will be more like his dad!

In brief: Maybe yes

Acne, like many things in life, has a hereditary component.
If a person's mom and dad both had lots of acne as teenagers, then he will probably have teenage acne. If his mom had acne but his dad did not, then he can hope that he will be more like his dad!
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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