Skin Conditions DNA Test

Skin disorders vary greatly in symptoms and severity. They can be temporary or permanent, and may be painless or painful. Some have situational causes, while others may be genetic.

DrGene's DNA Test covers common skin conditions including Eczema Nickel Sensitivity and Rosacea. By finding out whether you have a genetic risk for a certain skin disorder, you can consider making lifestyle changes, aiming to prevent the disease from manifesting, and learn about ways to treat it which you can discuss with your physician.

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Why take the test?
Many factors can lead to the development of certain skin disorders. One of these factors is your genetics. Finding out whether you have a genetic risk for a certain skin disorder, can assist you in making lifestyle changes, aiming to prevent the disease from manifesting.
Comprehensive results, just for you
Many skin conditions are treatable. Treatments can include creams and ointments, vitamin and even antibiotics. Some skin conditions reappear due to certain triggers, such as stress or illness. Making small life changes can assist in prevention of flare-ups. Receive a detailed report with explanations as to areas where you might be at risk, techniques and tips for treatment and prevention. You can discuss these finding with your doctor, taking into account the genetic factor.
Quick and simple
DrGene DNA Test is quick, easy and non-invasive. All you need is a small swab sample. Your sample will be analyzed in a specialist genetic laboratory. Within a short time you will be able to view your results.
What we test for:
  • Contact Allergens / Nickel Sensitivity
    Risk of sensitization and allergies caused by contact allergens like nickel, air pollution, detergents, rubber, sunscreens and more.
    (FLG)
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    Skin inflammation disorder that results in itchy, red, swollen, and cracked skin.
    (IL1RL1, OVOL1, KIF3A, IL-13, IL-13RA1, TNFRSF6B, FLG, Intergenic)
  • Scars (Keloids)
    Excessive accumulation of skin tissue that causes aesthetically displeasing lesions.
    (NEDD4, FOXL2, VDR, GC, CYP2R1, NADSYN1/DHCR7)
  • Rosacea
    Skin disorder with symptoms of red, oily and bumpy face, eye dryness, irritation and swollen, reddened eyelids.
    (HLA-DRA)
  • Hair Loss - Spot Baldness (Alopecia Areata)
    Autoimmune diseases causing hair loss. Normally it involves shedding of hair patches from the scalp.
    (IL17RA, HLA-DQA2)
  • Psoriasis
    Skin disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin, generally occurring on the elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back.
    (IL17RA, IL23R, TNIP1, TNFAIP3)