The skin is the largest organ in the body and the toughest, but that doesn’t mean it’s not vulnerable to disease.  In some cases, even with the best upkeep, your skin can still be suitable It’s an array of issues, some of which can’t be prevented because they’re inherited. As you can’t choose your family, it’s said you can’t choose your skin disorder. Psoriasis, eczema and even acne can be hereditary, but all are capable of being controlled and even healed.  At Wellspire Medical Group, our board certified Dermatologist has all the answers for treatment with common hereditary skin disorders.


One common skin disorder is Psoriasis. It is a chronic skin disorder. Characteristics include the development of thick, white, silvery or red patches of skin due to skin cells growing too quickly.  In normal cases, your skin grows slowly and generally flake off. The process is done every few weeks. When someone has psoriasis, the skin reproduces cells at a much faster pace, causing build up.  The build up is known as plaque. It makes the skin appear dry and scaly. Psoriasis is passed down from one generation to the next. It’s not contagious and is highly treatable. It is always best to see a board certified dermatologist for the best treatment plan.


Another common skin disorder is Eczema.  Similar to psoriasis, however, eczema cases inflation, which makes the skin dry and itchy.  Eczema is a condition that often can be hereditary. It can appear anywhere on the body, and some have it over their entire body. Most patients outgrow Eczema before adulthood. Certain genes present in families cause sensitive skin.  It typically results in skin issues like eczema. The disease is treatable and your dermatologist has remedies to help you maintain healthy skin. Can cause extra-sensitive skin, typically resulting in issues like eczema.


Last, one of the most common hereditary skin disorders is Acne.  Children of parents who suffered severe acne as teen are much more likely to develop acne.  Acne is caused by oil and dead skin cells resulting in clogged, pores, which create a variety of skin blemishes. Most common are blackheads, cysts, and whiteheads. Some acne is so severe, it takes the expertise of a board certified dermatologist to devise a treatment plan.


Whether you’ve suffered long-term acne or intense rosacea Dr. Chinelo Ikpeama Wellspire medical Group can help. We offer a variety of treatments that can greatly improve the look and feel of skin.  Our Wellspire Medical Group, our dermatologist can end annoying, hereditary skin imperfections. Contact us to schedule an appointment.



Wellspire Medical Group
17903 West Lake Houston Parkway #102
Atascocita, TX 77346
(281) 812-1846