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Is sensitive skin inherited?

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A number of the skin diseases and conditions linked to sensitive skin are known or believed to run in families, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. Skin irritation from a reaction to a skin care, cosmetic, or household product is not inherited.

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American Academy of Dermatology: "Sensitive skin;" "Stress and skin;" and "Men's skin care."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Skin Rashes and Other Changes."

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 01, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Sensitive skin;" "Stress and skin;" and "Men's skin care."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Skin Rashes and Other Changes."

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 01, 2018

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