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My grandmother, father, and brother all have psoriasis, is it likely that I will get it too?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
It is more likely than the general population.
70 per cent of people with psoriasis have a family history of psoriasis. With multiple family members it is possible but not 100%.

In brief: Maybe
It is more likely than the general population.
70 per cent of people with psoriasis have a family history of psoriasis. With multiple family members it is possible but not 100%.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Psoriasis
Autoimmune disorders, such as psoriasis, do have a much higher rate of genetic components and hereditary transfer. Although your risk is increased, it is definitely not a guarantee you will develop psoriasis.

In brief: Psoriasis
Autoimmune disorders, such as psoriasis, do have a much higher rate of genetic components and hereditary transfer. Although your risk is increased, it is definitely not a guarantee you will develop psoriasis.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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