Patient Comments: Freckles - Heredity

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Did you inherit your freckles? Are they a characteristic of your heritage or ethnicity? Please share. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Wing, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 22

I had freckles since I was a child. It's from my mother's side, my mother, my grandmother and great grandmother all have it. However, we are pure Chinese and I hate those freckles for all my life!

Comment from: bizzylizzie, 55-64 Female Published: July 22

I inherited my freckles from my mother's side of the family. I am of mixed race (my father was West Indian) and my mother's side was of Scots/Irish descent and I am very, very fair skinned (white) and absolutely covered from head to toe in freckles. I can't tell you how very very proud I am of them.

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