Candida albicans and facial dermatitis

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This week we turn our attention to the effect that Candida has on the skin, the frontline role your skin plays in defending you from unwanted bugs and bacteria, and the surprising relationship between your skin and your digestive system. Did you know that the skin and the digestive system originated from the same cell type and develop at the same time in embryos? Now what does this little piece of embryology have to do with Candida and skin rashes? Let me explain. We all start out as the fusion of two cells, one from our mother and one from our father.

Rashes and Candida – The Connection between Skin and Gut

Perioral Dermatitis and Candida albicans | JAMA Dermatology | JAMA Network

Birmingham, Ala. From the departments of dermatology Drs. Bradford and Montes and microbiology Dr. The cause of perioral dermatitis remains an enigma.

Perioral Dermatitis and Candida albicans

A variety of pathogens live on healthy skin, including bacteria, fungi, and dermatophytes. Typically, these pathogens are not harmful and even provide nutrients for the skin. However, in some situations, they can cause infections. Candida is a yeast a type of fungus that lives on the skin and can cause an infection.
Genetic factors are important in the development of AD, but the exact hereditary pathway is still unknown. Dry skin and the weakened barrier function in patients with AD is very important for the patient's reactions to irritants and other external trigger factors including microorganisms. The standard treatments are topical corticosteroids, topical immunomodulating agents, and emollients. If AD cannot be controlled by this type of treatment, systemic immunomodulating agents may be used.