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Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Golder Wilson
Clinical Genetics
In brief: Yes in most cases
Skin disorders like congenital ichthyosis (fish skin) can be inherited.

In brief: Yes in most cases
Skin disorders like congenital ichthyosis (fish skin) can be inherited.
Dr. Golder Wilson
Dr. Golder Wilson
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