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Pink spot on lips, father has white eyelashes. Is this a hereditary disease?

Hi Doctor, I am going for arrange marriage, for which iam searching for spouse and i have liked one recently, but i have following doubts. Girl s lips have pink spot (pink red color like inside mouth) is little extended till outer lip and same of her father. Her father age is 50 whose eye lid hairs are white. Is it any type of disease ??? is it hereditary ??
Asked On : Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hello, im dr satya
welcome to health care magic.
Your question regarding white eye lid hair and pink lips is quite understandable. White hairs and pink lips are sometimes hereditary and sometimes not. Inheritance is dependent on the dominance of the gene and transmission to son or daughter. Regarding whether it is a disease or not depends on the extent of involvement and nature of spread and time of onset. It may not be a serious disease if it is limited to only a few members of the family like father and daughter.
The choice is yours and weigh the pros and cons.
take care and fell free to contact.
thank you dr satya
Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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