Causes of Skin conditions


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Cause details for Skin conditions: Sunlight is a major cause of the skin changes we think of as aging — changes such as wrinkles, dryness, and age spots. Your skin does change with age. For example, you sweat less, leading to increased dryness. As your skin ages, it becomes thinner and loses fat, so it looks less plump and smooth. Underlying structures — veins and bones in particular — become more prominent. Your skin can take longer to heal when injured.1

Skin conditions as a symptom: Conditions listing Skin conditions as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Skin conditions. The list of conditions listing Skin conditions as a symptom in our database includes:

Causes of Skin conditions: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Skin conditions:

Related information for causes of Skin conditions: Further relevant information on causes of Skin conditions may be found in the risk factors for Skin conditions and underlying causes of Skin conditions.

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1. excerpt from Skin Care and Aging - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

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